This fall, neighbors across the U.S. will be meeting in each other’s homes to support each other in reducing their reliance on fossil fuels, building social cohesion, and strengthening their community’s resilience.
- 468 households formed 56 groups
- Over 392 hours of group meetings
- 141 domestic solar PV systems installed
- A 12 kWp PV system installed on Civic Hall
- 85% of participants say changes will be sustained beyond the project
- 98% of groups said they’d keep meeting beyond their last ‘official’ meeting
There is a LOT of bubbling excitement about the potential of Transition Streets in Milwaukee. Namely that there is a natural fit with our City’s energy efficiency program as well. Transition Milwaukee has the potential to start discussing and practicing energy curtailment with the grassroots sector, and at the end also link up homeowners with existing programs in the area. — Jessica Cohodes, Transition Milwaukee, WI