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Wednesday, December 31 1969


Local Bias with Karl Meyer

#181 --- Recorded January 22, 2019

Citizen Journalist Karl Meyer (right) joins host Drew Hutchison (left) to discuss the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission re-licensing of the Northfield Mountain Generating Station, and Turners Falls hydroelectric station, and the impacts of that on the Connecticut River.


Important Facts About Greenfield Light & Power

Adapted from a Greenfield Energy & Sustainability Office press release:

The Greenfield Community Light & Power (GCL&P) Program kicked off in January and is providing 100% green electricity to all participants, at a price lower than the current Eversource Energy (formerly Western Massachusetts Electric Company/WMECo) price.  We want to take this opportunity to thank the community for supporting the program and also to highlight some key facts given the confusion created by recent external events.

Town & WMECo Work to Fix Billing Issue

Adapted from a Greenfield Mayor's Office press release:

Residents and business owners who are participating in the Greenfield Community Light & Power Program are in for a surprise when they open their January electricity bills, which started arriving last week. “We believe WMECo overcharged customers and as soon as we were made aware of the problem asked the Department of Public Utilities to investigate the matter, and they are in that process”, said Mayor William Martin. “We are working very closely with the appropriate parties to resolve the manner in a swift and fair manner.”

Next Solar Challenge Workshop 9/18 at the Library

Adapted from a Greenfield Energy and Sustainability Office press release:

After successfully launching its innovative Solar Challenge Program, with an event here at GCTV which drew a capacity crowd, the town of Greenfield is doing it again.  The public is invited to attend a workshop aboout the program at the Greenfield Public Library (402 Main Street) on Thursday, September 18th, from 6PM to 7:30PM.  The Solar Team will provide an overview of the program and answer questions about this great opportunity for Greenfield residents to take advantage of lower cost solar electric systems.

Solar 101 Workshop Planned for August 14th

Adapted from a Greenfield Energy and Sustainability Office press release:

Find out how to save money, make money, and help the environment.  Come to Solar 101 to learn about Greenfield’s innovative new Solar Challenge program that will bring lower cost solar photovoltaic (PV) systems to Greenfield residents and small businesses!  It will be held in the studio at Greenfield Community Television (GCTV) on Thursday, August 14, 2014, from 6PM to 8PM.

Climate Summer Riders in Town August 4th-9th

Adapted from a Climate Summer press release:

A team of six college-age students in orange shirts will be riding into Greenfield today.  They are traveling around western Massachusetts by bicycle , with no support vehicle, to build grassroots opposition to the proposed Kinder-Morgan Tennessee Gas Pipeline extension.  Thus far, they have traveled 500 miles and have more to go before ending the summer in Salem, MA.  During their time in town, they will host a Creative Open Mic with a climate justice theme.

Moss Brook and TGP: No Fracking Way

Spring 2014

A twenty-eight minute documentary on the proposed Tennessee Gas Pipeline expansion into the northeastern U.S. Jonathan Mark, publisher of Flyby News, takes us on a journey as the energy policies of the military industrial complex hit home.