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Working Together for a Sustainable Future. 11/7/18. 1. 100. Percent. CT. PACE Annual Meeting with Mark Jacobson. The 224 . EcoSpace. , Hartford CT. November 8. th. , 2018. The Power of a Visionary Plan. ID: 734281Embed code:
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Time for 100 Percent in ConnecticutWorking Together for a Sustainable Future
PACE Annual Meeting with Mark Jacobson
, Hartford CT
The Power of a Visionary PlanThe Erie Canal –
proposed in 1808 and finished in 1825 – 363 miles Albany to Buffalo40 feet wide – 4 feet deepNot supported by the President (James Madison)5/10/2017
Produce viable, replicable plans for individual towns to transition to 100% renewable energy by 2050. Key steps include:
If towns and cities create a path to a 100% renewable energy, we will form a grassroots movement and change the state’s energy policy.Let’s do the math!Slide4
4The Journey to 100%
Benchmark current usage
Reduce Then Produce
Conservation and Strategic Electrification
Energy-efficient appliances and devices.Modern design techniques and technology on new buildings and energy retrofits.Adoption of renewable thermal technology (i.e., heat pumps) for heating and cooling.Adoption of electric vehicles.
How much generation could we site locally?
Rights of Way
Train Track – Fast Track – Power Station
Modernize our Grid – Make it Work for the Utility, Residents, Businesses, and the Environment
We are working collaboratively with utilities in Connecticut and the non-profit Clean Coalition to develop a Community Microgrid pilot project.Slide11
The Cost of 100% Fits Within Our Budget
Local Action: Outreach Partners
The Sierra Club – Ready for 100 – building local will and enthusiasmClean Water Action – involving your task force and energy commission in 100PercentCT and resilience work.CHISPA, LCV, PosiGenEastern Connecticut Green Action11/7/18
Bring 100PercentCT to Your Town
We have worked with ten cities and towns in Connecticut, one in New York, and one in Vermont.Working on 100PercentCT lays the foundation for a Community Energy Plan in SustainableCT (Action Step 6.5)Contact us at:Mark Scully firstname.lastname@example.orgBernie Pelletier Bernard.Pelletier@comcast.net
We Can Do This
Political Will:“What is required for success is the creation of ever-broader coalitions… What is needed is not moderation or even necessarily compromise, but effective stories that appeal to widely held beliefs about ourselves.”- Governing Magazine, May 2018Our “story”: This is possible, this is affordable, there is money to be made, this will save lives, it will save the planet, it will make us resilient, and self reliant. This is our “Erie Canal”
We are the people we’ve been waiting for….