Scaling Up Solar: Exercising Caution with Large-Scale Solar Leases to Protect Area Farmers and Other Large Landowners
Apr
4
7:00 pm19:00

Scaling Up Solar: Exercising Caution with Large-Scale Solar Leases to Protect Area Farmers and Other Large Landowners

  • Rosendale Community Center

Join us for an informational forum, co-sponsored by the Ulster County Climate Smart Committee, CLP and others, to gather legal, tax, and zoning information for landowners and municipal officials, so that they can make more informed decisions about siting solar farms on their properties and in their communities. 

Tell the PSC We Want R.E.A.L. Energy Reform: Renewable, Equitable, Accountable, Local!
Nov
12
2:00 pm14:00

Tell the PSC We Want R.E.A.L. Energy Reform: Renewable, Equitable, Accountable, Local!

  • Kingston High School

Governor Cuomo and the PSC are changing NYS’s utility regulations, affecting everything from energy ownership rules and solar rebates to electricity rates and shut-off procedures. This major overhaul, called REV (Reforming the Energy Vision), could help our communities transform to a locally-based clean energy economy that creates jobs—but only if we step up and DEMAND it!

Speak Up for Energy Affordability!
Sep
24
2:00 pm14:00

Speak Up for Energy Affordability!

  • Poughkeepsie Town Hall

New York's Public Service Commission wants to hear what Mid-Hudson residents think about proposed improvements to low-income energy programs. There is much that needs to be said!

New York's Changing Energy System: A Path to Local Power
Jun
27
9:30 am09:30

New York's Changing Energy System: A Path to Local Power

  • SUNY New Paltz

Join Citizens for Local Power for this FREE workshop and learn:

  • The basics on how New York’s current energy system works
  • What’s happening with the “REV,” the State’s energy reform initiative
  • How Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) offers a path to clean local power, good jobs, competitive and stable rates, and resiliency
  • What you can do to support a Community Choice energy program in our area
Taking Control of our Energy Supply Through Community Choice Aggregation
Jan
28
7:00 pm19:00

Taking Control of our Energy Supply Through Community Choice Aggregation

  • Kingston City Hall, Common Council Chambers

Featured speaker Paul Fenn of California-based Local Power Inc.--the inventor of CCA--will discuss how this community-based approach to energy procurement can help ramp up local production of green energy, reduce our vulnerability to volatile fossil fuel prices, and create local jobs.

Public Forum: Stop Pilgrim Pipeline!
Nov
17
7:00 pm19:00

Public Forum: Stop Pilgrim Pipeline!

  • SUNY New Paltz, Lecture Center 104

The Pilgrim Pipeline will transport fracked oil from the Bakken Shale region through Albany, Greene, Ulster, Orange and Rockland counties. Get the details on the project and hear what citizens and municipalities can do to prevent it.

CCA Forums—SUNY Ulster and Sullivan County
Sep
29
Sep 30

CCA Forums—SUNY Ulster and Sullivan County

  • SUNY Ulster

Over 160 member of the public and municipal and county officials from Ulster, Sullivan, and Dutchess Counties attended two forums organized by CLP on Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) called “Taking Control of Our Energy Supply."