Our modern world depends on energy that has been harnessed by man so
much so that energy usage is a critical issue for the economic and
environmental health of our communities. Managing energy expenditures
and monitoring changes in the energy industry present opportunities that
can be used to improve the well-being of the Town of Yarmouth including
its government, schools, businesses and residents. The Town’s Energy
Committee - being aware of and working to support the Selectmen's annual
goals - advises them on energy-related issues and recommends specific
Increase the energy efficiency of the Town’s infrastructure.
Find opportunities for the Town to purchase energy at
lower costs and promote development of local renewable energy sources
thereby reducing the use of commercially-available electric power from
Inform Yarmouth residents, businesses and the D-Y
Regional School District of opportunities to increase their energy
efficiency and produce electricity on site through alternative methods.