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Clean Energy Customers to Date:
Customers: 162.5
% of Households: 3.30%
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Joined the 20% by 2010 Campaign:
July 2005View Resolution
Town Hall Address & Website:
4 South Eagleville Road
Storrs CT 06268
Local Clean Energy Contact:
Matt Hart
Phone: (860) 429-3339
Fax: 860-429-6863
20% by 2010 Clean Energy Campaign Progress:

The Town of Mansfield uses 6,000 MWh of electricity per year for all municipal facilities. Therefore, their 20% clean energy use target is 1,200 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). Mansfield has yet to make a voluntary clean energy purchase.

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Town Description:

Mansfield is the home town of the University of Connecticut.

Incorporated in 1702, the Town of Mansfield was part of a tract of land acquired from the Mohegans by a group of settlers in Norwich. Most of the first settlers were farmers, and Mansfield has remained largely a rural town. Rivers powered saw mills and grist mills from the early days, and during the nineteenth century mainly textiles, but also steel products, bits and augers, bells, bronze cannons, gunpowder, and organ pipes, were manufactured in Mansfield. The first silk mill in the United States was built at Hanks Hill in 1810, and for many years, Mansfield led the country in silk production.

Today, Mansfield serves as a regional cultural center with its many theater, music, and museum programs. Come and enjoy the beauty and historic traditions that the Town of Mansfield has offered for more than 300 years.

Local Press Coverage:
Letter to the Editor    Tuesday November 1st, 2005
Mansfield Chooses Clean Energy    Monday December 5th, 2005
100 Customers Sign-Up for Energy Program    Saturday February 4th, 2006
Mansfield Earns a FREE Solar Panel    Monday March 6th, 2006
Middle-Schooler Signs up 100 For Clean Energy    Sunday August 6th, 2006
"We have been waiting eagerly for the chance to buy clean energy for our home. Itís one of the most powerful things an individual can do to address big, overwhelming issues like air pollution and global warming. And itís so easy. In fact, we signed up for another electric meter for the barn and woodworking shop on our rental property."
Lynn Stoddard
"For us, it represents an easy way to "buy green" and support alternative energy development. "
Lon Hultgren
Director of Public Works, Mansfield
"Buying clean energy is the least we can do to help with the environmental crisis. And we can save the extra $5 per month by buying two or three flurescent bulbs."
Penny Williams
Mansfield Resident
"By purchasing clean energy now, Mansfield is doing its part to secure a vision for a healthy, secure and sustainable America."
Helen Koehn
Mansfield Town Council Member
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