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Hamden
A Clean Energy Community
Clean Energy Customers to Date:
Customers: 215.5
% of Households: 1.05%
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Joined the 20% by 2010 Campaign:
July 2005View Resolution
Town Hall Address & Website:
2750 Dixwell Avenue
Hamden CT 06518
http://www.hamden.com
Local Clean Energy Contact:
Chris Marchand
Phone: 203-287-7031
Email: cmarchand@hamden.com
20% by 2010 Clean Energy Campaign Progress:

The Town of Hamden uses 18,000 MWh of electricity per year for all municipal facilities. Therefore, their 20% clean energy use target is 3,600 MWh in 2010. To date, they have met approximately 8% of that goal through the mandatory amount as required by the state Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS). Hamden has yet to make a voluntary clean energy purchase.

Local Clean Energy Supporters:
Meyer Wire & Cable Company LLC- CTCleanEnergyOptions - Sterling Planet
Robert Lang MD, PC- CTCleanEnergyOptions - Sterling Planet
Community Innovations Grants:
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Project Deadline: TBD
Town Description:

Hamden is a lovely community of neighborhoods, a New England town, which perfectly blends urban and suburban living. With affordable homes, highly respected schools including a state-of-the-art high school, with a landscape rich in hills and walking trails and an abundance of shops and restaurants, Hamden is a wonderful place to live and an alluring place to visit.

Quotes:
"[The 20% by 2010 Campaign] will promote a healthier environment with the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions and enable the town to take advantage of the offer of free solar energy arrays for its public buildings saving taxpayer dollars. All Hamden residents should consider opting for the clean energy alternative for their homes."
Carl J. Amento
Former Mayor of Hamden
"By choosing to pay a very small premium, we can all make a difference for healthier, sustainable living."
Chris Marchand
Hamden resident and member of Hamden Clean & Green Commission
"This program could easily be renamed the Spike Lee movie title "Do the Right Thing"."
Dino Morbidelli
Hamden resident
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