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ENERGY AND CLIMATE PROTECTION PLAN: A energy and climate protection plan has been prepared with a focus on near term (1-2 year) activities for the Town to pursue, with a focus on municipal operations. A process is also planned for 2014/15 for energy and climate protection planning for the community.

Greenhouse Gas Inventory : Information about greenhouse gas inventories and climate protection efforts in Carrboro, Orange County, and Durham, and the Cities for Climate Protection initiative.

Transition Carrboro/Chapel Hill: a group of individuals and organizations growing a pathway towards a positive local future that meets our needs in the context of the twin challenges of climate change and the end of cheap oil.

Town Commons Solar Array. The Town Commons welcomed the addition of solar panels in the winter of 2012/13.  Carrboro Community Solar owns and is operating the system.  Monitoring of the electricity production can be found here.  More information on Carrboro Community Solar and the project can be found here.


In the market for a new car? These sites may help.

Energy Star (home appliances, HVAC, lighting, electronics, etc)

Other Climate Protection and Clean Energy Links

Homeowners Assocations and sustainable neighborhoods

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