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.
Did you know that Melrose residents can get their electricity from renewable energy at a great price?
Thanks to the Melrose Community Energy Aggregation program, all you need is your National Grid account number and a telephone to call to enroll in this program.
Find the Community Energy Aggregation details on our blog.

Energy Efficiency and your Older Home

Learn how Historic New England uses common sense ways to make old houses warmer during the winter.

Carissa Demore of Historic New England shares their strategies. Learn from the Window Woman of New England and other energy efficience professionals.

Join us! For more information and to RSVP for Energy Efficiency and the Older Home.

January 30, 2020 at 7 pm
Milano Center, 201 West Foster Street
Melrose, MA 02176


Melrose Energy Commission helps save money and reduce carbon footprint.

When does MEC meet next?

January 23, 2020 at 7:15 pm at City Hall, Cassidy Conference Room

Check back on January 20, 2020 for the link to the agenda. Meanwhile, put January 30 on your calendar for the talk on Energy Efficiency and your Older Home.


Climate Action Plan Meeting

When? Tuesday, December 10, 2019  at 7 pm
Where? Milano Center, 2nd Floor Classroom (201 West Foster Street)
Who? Interested businesses, residents and Melrose representatives

Work on the community engagement component continues. Thanks to grants from MAPC,  Melrose, Natick and Arlington will each have their own planning process. The next meeting is in January 2020.

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, and reduce transportation emissions.
Thanks to a City of Melrose initiative, residents and small businesses in Melrose can choose a 100% local renewable electricity option for a very competitive price. Check out the Melrose Community Aggregation program web site for more details.. Electricity from renewable energy is just one phone call away.

Our goal is net zero!


Get a no-cost energy assessment to reduce bills, increase comfort and check the safety of your home.
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Join Melrose Bank in going solar and  gain a visible commitment to your sustainability.
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Energy efficiency and renewables can help stabilize your energy bills.
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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.

washing machine

Buy Energy Star appliances…and wash in cold water


Install a
WiFi Thermostat


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