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The Town of Arlington is launching Electrify Arlington, a community-wide campaign to power buildings and transportation with clean electricity.

The campaign begins this summer with the launch of the Electrify Arlington website,to be a “one-stop shop” for residents and business owners to find information about rebates and incentives, as well as technical assistance -- all aimed to encourage the installation of clean-energy technologies. 

The town has partnered with several organizations to work directly with residents and business owners to help them meet their individual energy-efficiency goals. Nonprofit All In Energy will help participants schedule no-cost home-energy assessments with Mass Save, the state’s utility-administered energy-efficiency program.

Train volunteer coaches

In the coming months, Abode Energy Management will begin to train resident volunteer Electrify Arlington coaches who will then be able to guide participants through the process of installing heat pumps and other efficient technologies in their homes and businesses. Electrify Arlington coaches will become members of the HeatSmart Alliance, a regional volunteer group that provides free coaching services to promote the adoption of low-emissions heating and cooling technologies.

The overall goal of the Electrify Arlington campaign is to significantly reduce Arlington’s greenhouse-gas emissions—the pollutants that cause climate change.

Arlington’s 2021 Net Zero Action Plan, endorsed by the Select Board, commits the town to achieving net zero greenhouse-gas emissions by 2050.

Electrify Arlington is one of the net- zero plan’s high-priority actions in pursuit of this target. Initial phases of the multiyear campaign are to focus on buildings, which are the largest source (62%) of Arlington’s greenhouse-gas emissions.

Pooler: 'Incentives substantial'

“The incentives for clean heating and cooling technologies are substantial. Electrify Arlington will make it easier for residents and businesses to access the best resources and rebates available in pursuit of our ambitious net zero goals,” Town Manager Sandy Pooler said in a July 5 town news release. 

Over the summer, residents who own or rent their homes and business owners are encouraged to take the first step and schedule a no-cost, Mass Save energy assessment by calling All In Energy at 781-243-5650.

Interested individuals can also apply to become an Electrify Arlington coach. Before the launch of the town’s coaching program, community members can explore the Electrify Arlington website to learn about available rebates and consultation services. 

Watch for more information about how you can participate in Electrify Arlington in coming months. In the meantime, feel free to contact Sustainability Manager Talia Fox at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with questions or to be added to an Electrify Arlington email list.

This news announcement was published Wednesday, July 6, 2022.