Rockland: Town to receive state clean energy grant

On Monday afternoon, Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Rick Sullivan will be in Rockland to present the town with a grant to fund municipal clean energy projects.

The Green Communities Designation and Grant Program, a result of the Green Communities Act signed by Governor Patrick in 2008,  rewards communities that earn Green Communities designation by meeting a number of clean energy benchmarks.

Also participting in the presentation at the Rockland Middle-High School will be Department of Energy Resources Commissioner Mark Sylvia, and a number of state and local officials.

Rockland is one of seven new Green Communities, bringing the total statewide to 110.

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