Sharon Scott-Chandler, Esq. speaks at energy roundtable discussion with U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen and local leaders

ABCD President and CEO Sharon Scott-Chandler, Esq. joined an esteemed group of leaders at a roundtable discussion with U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen hosted by Roxbury Community College (RCC) to share the important and exciting efforts to promote clean energy and energy efficiency in Massachusetts.

RCC Interim President Jackie Jenkins-Scott, Governor Maura Healey, Mayor Michelle Wu, and leaders like Jan Keleher, Meredith Geraghty, Jon Abe, Mariama White-Hammond, Nicole Obi, Commissioner Elizabeth Mahony, Mamadou Balde,Elyse Cherry and Amy Vavak also participated in the roundtable. It was indeed an honor to be included with city, state and federal officials, and local leaders in this important discussion at RCC’s Center for Smart Building Technology.

ABCD is the lead vendor for Eversource in the Low-Income Energy Affordability Network (LEAN), of which ABCD is a co-founder and for the Mass Save programs. Last year, our Climate Equity and Impact services helped to design and implement statewide programs for 57,500 low income households under the Massachusetts Green Communities Act. ABCD’s Climate Equity and Impact program brings state of the art technology such as air source heat pumps, high efficiency cooling components and energy-saving window and door replacements to underserved and underrepresented communities in Greater Boston

Energy efficiency and carbon reduction solutions are key to supporting Boston communities facing high energy and fuel costs, as well as the impacts of climate change. To help ensure that all people share the benefits of climate protection efforts,  ABCD’s energy program provides resources to the most vulnerable – low-income and senior residents for heating and cooling, weatherization, energy bill advocacy and conservation.