The City of Beverly is committed to reducing our community's carbon pollution and building resilience to the impacts of climate change. We're working toward deep cuts in greenhouse gas emissions in our municipal operations, such as through investments in electric vehicles and solar energy generation, as well as in the broader community, through programs to help reduce home heating needs and expenses. Check out our Resilient Together climate action plan to catch up on our goals and approach.
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Check out our latest newsletter from September 19, 2023.
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We're looking for enthusiastic Beverly residents ready to join a group of community-minded neighbors, roll up your sleeves, and help out on a single-day basis at special sustainability events throughout the year. Complete this form to let us know how you'd like to help!
We're also looking for new members of the Waste Reduction Committee and the Clean Energy Advisory Committee. Check out this newsletter for more info.
APRIL 2023 - Click here to view the latest newsletter from the Resilient Together team with fun ways to celebrate Earth Day.
FEBRUARY 2023 - Tips & Resources on Home Heating & Energy - Are your utility bills higher than normal this winter? Read our News Flash for steps you can take in light of National Grid’s recent increase in electricity and gas costs and some tips to help you stay warm and save money.
JANUARY 2023 - The City of Beverly accepted a 2022 Leading By Example Award for statewide leadership in promoting initiatives that decarbonize operations and reduce environmental impacts & costs. Check out the Commonwealth of Massachusetts website here.
The Energy Challenge is our campaign to help residents improve comfort indoors and save on utility bills. NEW: sign up for a free heat pump consultation!
In Summer 2021, we completed Resilient Together, our plan to take collective action in the face of the climate crisis, developed in partnership with the City of Salem. Check out our website for the latest content: https://resilient-together.org/.
If you own a commercial, industrial, or residential building with 5+ units, learn about opportunities and promotions for energy efficiency and renewable energy.
Implementing policies and programs that foster the uptake of smart, reliable, clean energy generation and promote ongoing efficiency. Learn about the upcoming solar program to be constructed in 2022 here.
Expanding the adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) is critical to reducing our community's reliance on fossil fuels. The City of Beverly has installed electric vehicle charging stations at several municipal parking lots and schools to support this transition. Our first two electric school buses have hit the road and we have three more on their way!
Includes coastal resilience projects at Obear Park and the pump station at Sandy Point
Educating and delivering to the community effective reduction, reuse, recycling, and composting programs.
This new electricity program will bring cleaner electricity, stable electricity prices, and new electricity choices to Beverly community members. The City submitted our plan to the state in March 2021. The program plan remains under review by the Department of Public Utilities as of December 2022, and this program has not yet launched.