TOWN of Queensbury
CSC and CEC Chair: Kathy Bozony
On going or completed projects:
Adirondack Solar Project
LED town replacement
EV charging stations
GHG community benchmarking
Air Source Heat Pump incentive campaign
Composter Bin Sales
Reuse/ recycle days
Community Solar Campaign:
for anyone who may want to use renewable solar energy but has not or cannot install solar panels on their property, or may be a renter. r
Receive a 10% discount on your monthly electricity cost by simply signing up with one of the selected Queensbury Community Solar participants (all offer the same program):
Common Energy | Nexamp | PowerMarket | Solstice
All information regarding the Clean Energy Community Solar Campaign and the links to sign up are on the Queensbury website.
Please note: You will need your National Grid account number when you sign. Also Nexamp is scheduling a year out to install this capacity if you chose them. Ask for your bill which is overseen by National Grid to be consolidated by the provider of your choice.
in partnership with area non profits:
City of Glens Falls
Chair: Jeff Flagg
Bronze STATUS with NYSERDA
Town of Lake George:
Dan Barusch: Chair
STATUS with NYSERDA:
Bronze Status/ Climate Action Plan
The Town and Village goal is to reduce GHG emissions from government operations by 50% by 2035 and by 80% by 2050 using five practical pathways.
Lake George CSC Climate Action plan, -result of a $25,000 NYSERDA grant:
Under the plan, the municipality will gradually reduce greenhouse gas emissions from government operations by half of 2016 levels by 2035 and 80% by 2050. ... Mitigating the impacts of climate change will be key in preserving the summer tourism the Lake Georgecommunity relies on, according to the plan. Jun 8, 2020
CURRENT AND PROPOSED PROJECTS:
The Town of Lake George is very supportive of solar and has singed onto Community Solar with Nexamp for all town electrical accounts. 40% of town energy and 100% of electricity will be covered by renewable. Nexamp is doing community meetings where residents could sign up for their own houses/businesses.
Old Courthouse Building 1845: LGHA/Town of Lake George partnership with CSC re: window retrofits; see Wex Energydocuments below.
Go Green Committee involved in audits, HVAC upgrades (see County Courthouse below), Tree City USA
LGHA received an Alfred Z Solomon grant to address window retrofitting with a new NYS award winning produce "Window Skins" through a NYS company RIT P2I recommendatopm (see files above): : Wex Energy. This is the first step in green retrofitting an 1845 Historic Building; future plans include replacement/upgrade HVAC system including split heat pump
May 2022 Jeffrey Speich, DEC forester, Tree Pruning Training Day
Warren County Climate Smart Community
Status with NYSERDA/Completed Projects
CURRENT and PROPOSED PROJECTS:
Septic Transfer Law
Meetings around possible composting project
Zero Waste meetings