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Santa Claus is Coming to Town—With a Lump of Coal for the Belmont Municipal Light Department!

In recognition of its decidedly solar-unfriendly policies, the Belmont Municipal Light Department will receive a lump of coal when Santa Claus makes a visit on Thursday, December 12th, followed by a Q&A session with St. Nick Himself.

Why is Santa giving a lump of coal to Belmont?
Why is Santa giving a lump of coal to Belmont?
Dec. 14, 2011 - PRLog -- Local media is invited to cover the event; possible news angles: local politics, energy policy, the environment, green technology, news for homeowners, Christmas stories, human interest.

Ben Weiner and Santa Claus, representing Sunlight Solar Energy's Waltham office

Presenting a lump of coal to the Belmont Municipal Light Department/Q&A session on solar-related energy policy issues in Belmont

Thursday, 12/15 at 1:30 PM

Belmont Municipal Light Department, 40 Prince Street, Belmont, MA 02478

To protest Belmont's regressive solar policies, namely not participating in the state (Commonwealth Solar II) rebate program, having an incomprehensible and solar-averse net metering policy, and the overall lack of cooperation on and support for solar initiatives, principally by the BMLD. The lump of coal also represents the EPA-estimated 15% of electricity in the region that comes from coal, a nonrenewable source of energy that contributes to global warming.

About Sunlight Solar Energy
Sunlight Solar Energy is a certified grid-tied solar electric installation contractor committed to providing the highest quality grid-tied solar electric installations for homes and businesses. Sunlight Solar Energy, Inc is a licensed and insured Solar Installer and has installed over 400 solar arrays throughout New England. Sunlight Solar is a Premier Dealer of SunPower solar modules and inverters.

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Source:Sunlight Solar Energy, Inc
Location:Waltham - Massachusetts - United States
Industry:Energy, Environment, Government
Tags:Solar, Belmont, Massachusetts, Energy, Policy, Local, Renewable
Last Updated:Dec 14, 2011
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