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Find renewable energy information here on our site.

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Learn about buying, storing and safely burning firewood.

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Solar and wind energy are an important part of the grid of the future.


In this section of our website, CCE-Tompkins offers resources that can help you learn about ways in which you can reduce energy consumption and use energy resources more efficiently.

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Radon Event

Attend a FREE 30-minute presentation on April 18 at 6pm and learn how to perform a home radon test. Then receive a FREE home radon test kit while supplies last.

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Drive Electric Earth Day

Ride-and-drive an electric vehicle at this event, Saturday 4/27 at Maguire Chevrolet on Cinema Drive. Stop and say "hi" at the CCE-Tompkins table!

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Climate-Wise Gardening

This FREE "Earthkeeping Fair" on Saturday, April 27 at Boynton Middle School features over 30 groups with exhibits, demonstrations, talks, films and MORE!

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Lansing Energy Meetup

Join your neighbors and CCE Energy Educators at Salt Point Brewing Company, Wednesday April 3rd @6:00pm for a conversation about energy issues!

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Energy Smart Community

Do you have a Smart Meter? Learn more about the goals of Energy Smart Community, whether smart meters have been installed in your area as well as other grid upgrades.

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Heating with Wood

When comparing heating fuels, wood has a lot of advantages. Learn about choosing, storing and safely burning firewood on our "Heating with Wood" pages.

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Last updated April 15, 2019