Energy Advisory Committee


  • Thomas R. Birmingham - Chair
  • Christine Smith - Secretary
  • Lilah Morrissey
  • Emily Torres - Cullinane - Vice Chair
  • Carl Engelbourg
The terms for these appointments are 3 years.

At May 2021 Town Meeting the voters approved Article 30 to establish a municipal energy aggregation program which allows the town to purchase electricity in bulk on behalf of residents, offering price stability and more choices relating to how much "Green Energy" residents wish to purchase

Committee Mission: Provide direct assistance and advice to the Town Administrator and Select Board on matters related to the planning and implementation of Canton's Municipal Energy Aggregation Program.  

Committee Scope: Assistance in recommending a consultant, designing plan choices, creating a communications program for program launch, and creating policies & procedures for ongoing (resident) customer satisfaction with the program. 

Committee membership: 5 members of the public, with the time and subject matter expertise to contribute.  Areas of expertise to target: energy sector, IT, legal & regulatory, marketing & communications. 


The public comment period for the Canton Electricity Choice program, which is the Town's new green energy aggregation program, is now open. It will run from January 3, 2023, until February 2, 2023.

Click here for additional information on how to participate in the Canton Electricity Choice program public comment period.

For additional information about Canton Electricity Choice and answers to frequently asked questions, please visit the new program website at or call customer support with the Town’s program consultants at 1-844-202-6101.