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Scholarships available for Green School Energy Challenge

Ready to take action on climate and energy with your class? Sign up for Green School Energy Challenge

Vermont Energy Education Program (VEEP) moved the kick-off date for Green School Energy Challenge 2018/19 to October 25, so there’s still time for you to join this year’s cohort and lead your class in saving energy and […]

Massachusetts Schools Awarded Funds for Clean Energy Education Programs

Greater Lawrence Technical School. Courtesy photos.

The Baker-Polito Administration announced $480,000 in funding to three high schools for hands-on learning and academic training programs that prepare students to pursue clean energy in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) programs in higher education and careers. The funding was announced at at MassCEC’s New Bedford […]

Baker-Polito Administration Awards $480,000 for Clean Energy Education Programs

NEW BEDFORD – The Baker-Polito Administration today announced $480,000 in funding to three Massachusetts high schools for hands-on learning and academic training programs that prepare students to pursue clean energy and STEM higher education majors and careers. The grants, totaling $160,000 each, were awarded by the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) to Essex North Shore […]

Five Colleges Cooperate for Solar Power

Hampshire College solar array. Photo: Hampshire.edu.

Hampshire College

By George Harvey

Five New England colleges have joined forces in a solar power cooperative. Three of them, Amherst, Hampshire, and Smith, are in central Massachusetts. One, Williams, is in far western Massachusetts, and one, Bowdoin, is in Brunswick, Maine.

Together, they […]

Hobart and William Smith Colleges Go Solar

Solar Installations to Provide Significant Amount of Electricity for Hobart and William Smith Colleges Investment Complements “Finger Lakes Forward” – The Region’s Comprehensive Strategy to Revitalize Communities and Grow the Economy

Professor of Economics and Chair of Entrepreneurial Studies, Tom Drennen (right), at Hobart and William Smith Colleges talks to students during a site […]

Largest New Hampshire School Solar Array Installed at Phillips Exeter Academy

1,552 solar panels at Phillips Exeter Academy, the largest school solar array in N.H. Courtesy image.

Phillips Exeter Academy is home to the largest solar array of any school in New Hampshire. The ballasted rooftop array was recently installed by ReVision Energy on the academy’s new, 84,574-square-foot field house in Exeter.

Generating electricity with […]

Hampshire College Is Powered by Sunshine

The Harold F. Johnson Library. Photo courtesy of Hampshire College.

By George Harvey

Back in August of 2016, Green Energy Times (G.E.T.) introduced its readers to an exciting solar project in Amherst, Massachusetts in the article, “Huge Solar … Just in Time for Schools.” (http://bit.ly/GET-huge-solar) The article led off with a section […]

Unlocking Innovative Design for Better Schools

The Kathleen Grimm School for Leadership and Sustainability, New York City’s first net-zero energy school building on the south shore of Staten Island. Image: www.arch2o.com.

The Advanced Energy Design Guide for K-12 School Buildings: Achieving Zero Energy (AEDG) was recently released to support elementary, middle, and high schools in their pursuit of zero energy […]

Building America Solution Center Celebrates Fifth Anniversary

Five Years and a Million Stronger

Five years ago, Building America launched an interactive resource for high-performance home construction. Today, the Building Technologies Office’s Building America Solution Center continues to skyrocket in popularity, growing from about 77,000 users in 2013 to more than 298,000 users in 2017. That’s an increase of 287%! In […]

Hawaii Maui College on Track to be 1st Net-zero College

Over 750kW of PV carports installed at UH Maui College by HNU Energy was the first major step toward UH Maui College’s vision to become the nation’s first net-zero college campus. Courtesy HNU Energy.

By George Harvey

In June of 2015, Governor David Ige of Hawaii signed a set of laws relating […]