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Chester Energy Team postpones ribbon-cutting Jan. 29

CHESTER >>The Chester Energy Team will host a brief ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Chester Town Hall at 9 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 29, for the town hall’s 6-kilowatt photo voltaic solar array has been postponed due to weather. Community members and public officials were invited to attend. CT Solar Challenge and Aegis, along with energy efficiency professionals from the state’s Home Energy Solutions program, will be there to answer questions about residential solar.

The town hall’s photovoltaic solar array, which was installed recently, was awarded to the town for operating the CT Solar Challenge, which resulted in 20 new residential photovoltaic and thermal installations.

With the Energy Team’s help, by 2018 Chester hopes to achieve its commitment to the Clean Energy Pledge signed in 2013.

More information about the Chester Energy Team is available from the First Selectman’s office at 860-526-0018 or online at www.ChesterCT.org. New date top be scheduled in early February.

Chester Joins the CT Solar Challenge™

sealChester, CT – First Selectman Ed Meehan announced today that the Town of Chester has joined the CT Solar Challenge™, a community-based group purchasing program that promotes the adoption of solar energy through cost reductions and volunteer-driven outreach and education. Chester is one of only four towns selected to participate in the program. The CT Solar Challenge™ program in Chester will run for a limited time, beginning February 28, 2013.
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