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Precautions Before You Green-Up Your Investments

Todd Walker, Greenvest

With all the talk of divestment in the air, many investors are looking to rid themselves of investments in fossil fuel companies – or other socially offensive firms – and switch to greener companies such as clean energy.

But before you sell everything at once to […]

China Moving Ahead on Solar Power

Last year, over half the solar panels installed in the world were put into Chines solar projects according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance. A Chinese investment of $132.6 billion in renewable energy put over 53 gigawatts of solar capacity online in the country. By comparison, the United States renewable energy investment was $56.9 […]

The Ultimate Power Couple: Energy Management and Data Technologies

Image: Chess, from sintetia.com

Ethan Rogers

Strategic energy management (SEM) programs are expanding beyond the industrial sector to commercial and institutional customers. These programs and data management technologies are two of the biggest opportunities to reduce energy use at large facilities. Not only do they save energy and decrease carbon emissions, they also help […]

Free course on Socially Responsible/Impact Investing – Register Now.

Investing with Your Values: Win-Win with Socially Responsible Investing Monday, March 11, 2019 from 6:30 – 8:30 PM. Bethel University, Bethel, VT

Every day you make conscious lifestyle choices designed to help the planet and promote positive social change. Why should your investment choices be any different? This course, offered by a longtime […]

NHEC Foundation to Award Six $1,500 Scholarships in 2019

Applications are now being accepted for six scholarships to be awarded this year to New Hampshire Electric Co-op (NHEC) members by the NHEC Foundation. The $1,500 scholarships, one of which is reserved for a student entering a vocational/technical institution, are meant to support the education and resulting careers of NHEC members and their children. Applicants […]

Monadnock Food Co-op Announces Third Year of Farm Fund: Supporting Sustainable Local Food Production

Applications due February 1, 2019 KEENE, NH – The Monadnock Food Co-op Farm Fund program, a partnership with the Cheshire County Conservation District, is now accepting applications from local farmers. Currently, in its third year, the fund has supported seven farms in our region. This year, the Farm Fund will award up to $18,000 […]

Fidelity Investments Makes History

with New Sustainable-Minded Investment Offering, also on Track to Bring Solar Farm to New Hampshire Campus

By Chris Gillespie

Fidelity Investments is investing in renewable energy in the Granite State and beyond.

The planning board of the town of Merrimack, New Hampshire voted on June 19, 2018 to grant conditional final approval to Fidelity Investments, […]

Businesses “Incentivize” Employees Towards Sustainability

At WeWork’s co-working office facilities, you will find foosball and pool tables, but you won’t find any red meat, pork or poultry as the company tries to reduce its environmental impact. Credit: Yusuke Kawasaki, FlickrCC.

Roddy Scheer and Doug Moss (EarthTalk®)

Many companies “talk the talk” when it comes to going green […]

Levi’s – Blue Jeans for the Blue Planet

Back Pocket – Image:Wikimedia.org

By Jessie Haas

Levi’s is cutting carbon emissions, with a goal of using 100% renewable energy in its own facilities by 2025. They plan to cut emissions in those facilities by 90%, compared to 2016 figures, and to cut emissions in their supply chain by 40%.

Though […]

It’s Worth the Ride to The Wayside

Celebrating 100 Years with Anniversary Ale, Yankee Cooking, and Ice Cream

A commemorative book by Brian and Karen Zecchinelli, Southwestern Publishing Group, Inc., 64 pages, $14.95

Book Review by N.R.Mallery

Green Energy Times (G.E.T.) first learned of the Wayside Restaurant when I received a call from the owners, Brian and Karen Zecchinelli, requesting copies of […]