BRUNSWICK — Vital Connections, Green Energy Maine and Merrymeeting Resilience will host “Affordable Clean Energy Options for Maine,” an energy fair and discussion forum, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, June 7, on the second floor, Pilgrim House, First Parish Church, 9 Cleveland St.

“Come learn about affordable ways to use clean energy for heat and transportation, everything from solar home heating to electric cars,” said organizer Fred Horch. “This will be an amazing gathering of energy experts ready to answer your questions and help us better understand the future of energy in Maine.”

The evening will be an opportunity to consider the best ways to harness clean energy for home heating and transportation, as well as to build networks and connections among people and organizations working to bring a clean energy future to Maine.

Among those on hand will be Mike White of Island Carpentry on net zero homes; DeWitt Kimball of Complete Home Evaluation Services on energy audits; Dave Leonard of Evergreen Geothermal on geothermal heating; ReVision Heat on wood pellet heating; ReVision Energy on solar heating; Marc Lausier on electric vehicles; and Bill Basford on demotorization. In addition, there will be representatives from organizations doing work in efficiency, bicycling, rail transportation and more.

The event is free and open to the public. A potluck dinner will start at 6; the energy fair at 6:30. Donations to cover event costs will be accepted.

For more information, call Horch at 725-9104 or visit the Vital Connections Network page on Facebook or the Merrymeeting Resilience group on Meetup.


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