Clean Energy for All

Hello Maplewood Manufactured Home Residents!

  Energize Maplewood


Town and Country Estates

  • Free Utility Bill Clinic Tuesday, September 20, 4 to 7 p.m., Town and Country Office:  The Citizens Utility Board (CUB) is offering a free in-person or virtual energy bill consultation at the Town and Country Office.  Participants will receive custom strategies to reduce energy use, save money, and find eligible programs and rebates.  A 20-minute consultation helps the average household save $150.  Households with higher energy bills can save much more.  To sign up for a free utility bill consultation in person on September 20, or a virtual visit on another day, call 651-300-4701, ext. 2 (Carmen Carruthers, CUB Outreach Director) or visit CUB
  • Free Home Energy Squad Visit:   You can find out how your home uses (or loses!) energy with a Home Energy Squad visit. During the visit energy experts install energy-saving measures like LED bulbs, a programmable thermostat, and more to help you reduce energy use - and that means saving money on your energy bill.  Learn everything you need to stay cool in the summer and warm in the winter in your home.  To sign up for a free Home Energy Squad visit, call 651-328-6220 or visit Xcel Energy - Home Energy Squad.

Beaver Lake Estates

  • Energize Maplewood Pizza Party on Wednesday, September 28, 4 to 7 p.m., at the Beaver Lake Estates Community Center.  Join us for pizza, games, prizes, and giveaways!  Bring your energy bill to the party to get expert advice on saving money and energy during a 20-minute utility bill consultation (sign up details below, but walk ins welcome).  Then sign up for a Home Energy Squad visit to be conducted in your home in October.
    • Free Utility Bill Clinic during the Energize Maplewood Pizza Party on Wednesday, September 28, 4 to 7 p.m., at the Beaver Lake Estates Community Center:  The Citizens Utility Board (CUB) is offering a free in-person or virtual energy bill consultation at the Town and Country Office.  Participants will receive custom strategies to reduce energy use, save money, and find eligible programs and rebates.  A 20-minute consultation helps the average household save $150. Households with higher energy bills can save much more.  CUB utility bill consultations will be in the Beaver Lake Estates neighborhood on the following dates:
      • Wednesday, September 28 (in person)
      • Thursday, September 29 (virtual)
      • Tuesday, October 4 (virtual)
      • Wednesday, October 5 (virtual)
      • To sign up for a free utility bill consultation in person on September 28, or a virtual visit on a date mentioned above, call 651-300-4701, ext. 2 (Carmen Carruthers, CUB Outreach Director) or visit CUB
    • Free Home Energy Squad Visit:   You can find out how your home uses (or loses!) energy with a Home Energy Squad visit. During the visit energy experts install energy-saving measures like LED bulbs, a programmable thermostat, and more to help you reduce energy use - and that means saving money on your energy bill.  Learn everything you need to stay cool in the summer and warm in the winter in your home.  Home Energy Squad will be in the Beaver Lakes Estate neighborhood on the following dates:
      • Tuesday, October 4
      • Friday, October 7
      • Friday, October 14
      • Monday, October 24
      • To sign up for a free Home Energy Squad visit on one of the dates mentioned above, or another date, call 651-328-6220 or visit Xcel Energy - Home Energy Squad.

About the Program

The City of Maplewood received a Metro Clean Energy Resource Teams (CERTs) seed grant for the Clean Energy for All program. The program is designed to reduce the energy burden for residents living in manufactured homes.    

Maplewood and its partners Xcel Energy, Center for Energy and Environment, and Citizen's Utility Board (CUB) will conduct energy outreach opportunities at three manufactured home park communities with over 800 households.  The energy outreach will include Home Energy Squad visits, utility bill consultations, and a report on each household's eligibility for other energy resources and programs.  

The next phase of the program includes the Clean Energy for All study.  Climate and Energy Planning Consultants at paleBLUEdot, LLC, will research creative ideas and a next-step action plan to reduce energy use and energy poverty, and advance solar benefits, for residents living in manufactured homes.