- Sunday, March 19, 2017
- 3:30pm 6:30pm The full title of the presentation will be: "Electric Vehicles (EV) as Managed Devices in a Renewable Energy Community." Our speaker will be Dennis Rowan, who manages Rowan Energy Integration. Dennis is a former member and consultant to Three Groves Ecovillage, our sister community (not yet built) in southern Chester County. Come to 2237 Kimberton Road at 3:30 pm, Sunday, March 19th, hear the talk, join the discussion, meet some of members and professionals, then share in a potluck dinner. This is a wonderful opportunity to hear about Altair EcoVillage, get all your questions answered, and explore the new technology around electric cars. RSVP and questions to Joel at 610-220-6172, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Phoenixville Green Team is a group of local
volunteers advocating the vision of a greener community that preserves the
environment and promotes healthy, sustainable lifestyles and businesses.
We support local initiatives, build awareness
and motivate people on how to “live, work, and play green” in the Greater
We are always looking for curious, passionate volunteers and members interested in exploring, advocating and creating local, sustainable and environmentally friendly ways to improve and enjoy our community.
Phoenixville Green Earth Festival
Good for you, Great for the Planet!
Saturday, Sept. 17th, 2016 9am-1pm
On the Schuylkill River Trail under the Gay St. Bridge At the Phoenixville Farmer's Market
Living Green is the theme for this educational and fun event featuring eco-conscious exhibits and vendors, earth-friendly activities, the Eco-Quiz Giveaway and live demos, entertainment, local food, free Bike Rental and children's activities.
Updates on new development, the Phoenixville Greenway, Trails and Open Space.
It's a celebration of eco-friendly products and services, sustainable energy and transportation, local environmental advocacy and non-profits - all good for you and great for the planet!
The Festival expands the Phoenixville Farmers' Market, a producer/grower market committed to providing locally grown, fresh food; to preserve our agricultural and community heritage.
Interested in being part of the Festival?
Display, Promote and Sell your Green, Sustainable, Socially Responsible Products and Services!
Download the Exhibitor Registration here
Download the Sponsor Registration here
FORUM: Lease, Buy or DIY. Solar PV for your Home
Understanding your Options!
July Forum -
Wednesday, June 15th, 7pm to 8:30pm
3rd Floor Molly Maguire's
197 Bridge St
The lease or purchase of a solar PV electric system for your home is an investment in your time and money. You have 3 options, Lease, Buy or DIY. This presentation shows what happened when one homeowner considered all three options.
SolarCity will present the lease option, offering a no-money-down option to have renewable energy on your roof that matches or beats the utility rate your paying. Open Sky Energy, a local solar installation company will present the opportunities and issues of purchasing and owning PV.
Finally, why not Do-It-Yourself? Phoenixville based Community Eco Center will discuss the resources being developed to help you git-r-done, with some Smarts and Parts assistance.
Phoenixville Greenway System - 1986-2016
The Greenway Team presented to the Phoenixville Planning Commission The History and Future of The Phoenixville Greenway 1986-2016. The presentation initiated a new advocacy effort for more Trails, Quality Open Space and Sustainable Transportation Infrastructure in the community.
The 10 mile Phoenixville Greenway System was started in 1986 to create a Riparian Buffer, Nature Corridor, Recreation, and Quality Open Space long the French Creek and Schuylkill River.
The presentation provides a score card for each property Quality Open Space and Trail access in the Borough. Download a copy here.
The presentation outlined the following top 4 current projects
1. Trail connection thru Canal RR Underpass to the River
2. Black Rock Dam Portage
3. Devault Trail Phase 1 in Phoenixville
4. Quality Open Space along the SRT and in the Boro
Add your voice to making sure trails, quality open space and transportation infrastructure are part of the redevelopment of the remaining steel company properties by joining and support the Greenway Team
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