Belmont's commitment to reduce carbon emissions is impressive. Thanks to the very successful Electric Vehicle program, Belmont has one of the highest rates of electric car adoption in Massachusetts. With over 325 homes using solar power, Belmont has the most solarized homes in the state. Belmont Light is committed to use more electricity from carbon-free sources, and the town is planning for energy-efficiency in new buildings.
THERE IS MUCH MORE WE NEED TO DO
THE MOST EFFECTIVE WAY TO REDUCE BELMONT'S CARBON EMISSIONS BY 80% BY 2050
IS TO ELECTRIFY EVERYTHING
Solarize your home
Drive electric cars
Use a heat pump to heat and cool your home
Support clean electricity
. The Belmont Climate Action Roadmap discusses why these are the most effective actions YOU can take.
LEARN MORE. YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE!
Be proactive about clean electricity. Express your support to Belmont Light for its use of electricity from carbon-free sources. 100% carbon-free electricity in Belmont by 2022 is feasible.
Over 325 Belmont homes have gone solar! Install solar panels in your home to generate your own renewable energy. Experts are available to guide you through the process.
Learn more at Belmont Goes Solar
Switch to an Electric Vehicle to immediately reduce your carbon emissions. EVs using carbon-free electricity have NO carbon pollution.
Learn more at Belmont Drives Electric
Electrically-driven heat pumps provide high efficiency home heating and cooling. When powered by carbon-free electricity they allow for heating and cooling that is emissions-free. Belmont Light offers grants to support the installation of air-source heat pumps. April 2019 will see the launch of HeatSmart Belmont, a community based education, outreach and group purchasing campaign aimed at increasing adoption of air source heat pumps. More details to come soon!
Email us with questions and to let us know you'd like to get involved.
Belmont, Massachusetts, United States