The Melrose Energy Commission is a group of Melrose citizens who are volunteering their time and expertise to help the city, its residents, businesses and non-profits save energy. By reducing energy consumption, the commission is contributing tangible and positive steps toward lessening the harmful effects of global warming and climate change.
MEC's Collaborating Energy Experts & Resources
Climate Action Planning - Learning from our Neighbors
Join MEC at the March 28th meeting and welcome Mark Sandeen, Selectman for the Town of Lexington and Chair of Sustainable Lexington. Mark will speak about the process Lexington has undergone to create a Climate Action Plan.
The meeting begins at 7:15 in the Cassidy Conference Room at Melrose City Hall, 562 Main Street. The regular MEC meeting will follow Mark's talk and both are free and open to the public.
Take Action Melrose
Help make a difference in energy usage. We offer energy-saving programs designed to help residents, businesses and non-profits reduce monthly utility bills, make living and working spaces more comfortable, increase the utilization of clean resources like solar, and reduce transportation emissions. Our goal is net zero!
Ways to Save
The typical American household spends nearly $2,500 annually on energy for the home. Most of us in New England pay even more because of our long winters and relatively high energy prices. Learn a variety of ways to change your carbon footprint though installing solar, implementing energy-saving measures, and altering transportation choices.
Buy Energy Star appliances…and wash in cold water
In search of a new car?
Check out the 40+ EV and plug-in hybrids on the market