Ad Hoc Energy Committee


The Westbrook Energy Committee... 

was formed in 2009 to influence, develop and support energy management and sustainability initiatives and awareness.  In 2010, partnering with Woodward & Curran, the committee developed  Strategic Energy Management Plan.  boton-vista-document_icon

Committee Priorities

Priority 1

  1. Communicate and promote energy-saving programs to homeowners, renters and businesses;
  2. Solar Initiatives on Municipal and Westbrook Board of Education Facilities;
  3. Energy assessments/Audit of all Municipal owned facilities;
  4. Assess Municipal and School Buildings energy consumption and such cost mitigation strategies;
  5. Community Solar for residents and businesses of Westbrook.

Priority 2

Energy Committee be the clearing house for all Energy Management projects that Westbrook's Boards and Committees are considering and undertaking to ensure that there is not a duplicate of effort amongst the Energy Committee and other Boards/Commissions within the Town.

Priority 3

Determine whether or not certain building codes and planning regulations should include energy efficiency requirements - for example, should future exterior lighting plans have LEDs as a requirement?

Priority 4

Increase Committee Membership - many members have been on the Committee since inception.

Completed Initiatives:


Street Light Replacement Project 

Virtual Net Metering Power Purchase Agreement

Community outreach initiatives –

Light Bulb Swaps

Solar Community Challenges

Home Energy Assessments

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available within 7 days of the meeting.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

All meetings except for Executive Sessions are open to the public.

Public comment is permitted at the start and conclusion of each meeting. 


Chris Ehlert

Katie Keleman

Jill Brainerd
Westbrook HR/Facilities Coordinator
Darlene Briggs
Business Community Representative
Bill Frederickson
Residential Community Representative
Andrew Meisse
Richard White
Lesley Wysocki
Westbrook Board of Education

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