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Greening Up Regional Golf Courses with Solar and More

Laurel Lanes Country Club takes pride in their 100% solar-powered status along with many other environmental practices. Photo: Joseph Videtta.

Roger Lohr

Golfing is among the favorite warm-weather recreational options with more than 24 million golfers in the U.S. and another 9.9 million who use driving ranges or indoor golf simulators. The […]

Time to Round Up RoundUp

Stop Glyphosate:

Jesse Haas

In January, the Manchester Vermont Conservation Commission (MCC) voted to support a bill creating a statewide ban on glyphosate. H.301 is sponsored by Representative Mari Cordes (D-Addison 4).

In a letter to the Manchester Journal, the conservation commission noted that 9.4 million tons of glyphosate, better […]

Fighting Climate Change with Trees in Bennington, VT

Wikimedia Commons/Todd Hatch (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)

Evan Lawrence

As nature-based solutions to address climate change gain more and more attention, Climate Advocates Bennington 350VT has set itself the goal of planting at least 1,000 trees in and around the southwestern Vermont town this year.

“The plan was inspired by a report last […]

Green Up Day Celebrates 50 Years of Success – and More to Come!

Always the first Saturday in May, Green Up Vermont rallies thousands of volunteers across the state of Vermont to get outside and clean up roadsides and waterways. It is a statewide spring-cleaning of our beautiful environment. Green Up Vermont produces Green Up Day by providing 66,000 bright green trash bags that designate this civic day-of-service. […]

Celebrating Earth Day

Happy Earth Day! Every day is Earth Day at Green Energy Times

“We have met the enemy and he is us.” From a Pogo cartoon that appeared on the first Earth Day.

George Harvey

The first Earth Day happened on April 22, 1970. It was originally viewed as […]

A Growing Interest in Window Inserts in Vermont

Shrinking window plastic to take out wrinkles in Thetford, VT. Photo courtesy of Bob Walker.

Green Energy Times staff

Volunteer groups in Vermont have begun to adopt a Community-Workshop approach to the problem of drafty windows and high heating bills. Custom-fitted inserts, that can be equally suitable for old casements or new […]

Affordable Leaky Window Solutions

Tin Mountain Energy Team Wants to Help Warm Up Your Windows

A Window Quilt® installed above a set of double windows. Photo courtesy of Window Quilt®.

Russ Lanoie

The Mount Washington Valley’s Tin Mountain Energy Team, originally formed to help local residents install solar hot water systems following the PAREI model (Plymouth Area Renewable […]

Trim Your Waste-Line this Holiday Season

Mark Morgan

Marc Morgan

The holiday season is upon us. It is a wonderful time of sharing meals, giving gifts and decorating our homes. It is a time when we think less of ourselves and more of others. It is a generous and giving time of year.

With all this […]

Light Your World with a Gift of Solar!

Luci original lantern

N.R. Mallery, Publisher G.E.T.

I first experienced some simple, little waterproof inflatable solar lights one summer at SolarFest. They were all over the place, and everyone was loving them, throwing them, twirling with them and they were all over the festival. They caught my attention, and I have enjoyed […]

New “Community Power” Legislation

A Game Changer for Energy in New Hampshire?

The City of Lebanon, NH incorporates Community Power plans to develop renewable energy projects within the city to supply electricity to the community as a whole in an effort to provide clean, affordable power to the community. Image: Wikipedia.

Henry Herndon

“Community Power” legislation […]