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Monadnock Food Co-op Hosts Ice Cream Social Fundraiser To Benefit the Monadnock Localvores

KEENE, NH – The Monadnock Food Co-op and Walpole Creamery will host an Ice Cream Social Fundraiser on Saturday, June 22, 2019, 12:00 – 3:00 p.m. to benefit the Monadnock Localvores Jeffrey P. Smith Farm Camp Scholarship Program that offers financial […]

Banking on the Environment

A green wave hasn’t quite swept the banking industry in the U.S. yet, but a few pioneers are blazing new trails for sustainability-oriented depositors. Credit: Artem Bali, Pexels.

EarthTalk® From the Editors of E – The Environmental Magazine

Few of us think about how our banking affects the environment but, in […]

My Zero Energy Pool is a Great Investment!

 

The author’s son enjoys their zero energy pool. Courtesy photo.

David Green

Great news! Making money by cutting your carbon footprint to zero is a new reality. I own a large house built in the 1970s. I’ve already cut its energy bills and carbon footprint to zero, making a 15% return on […]

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, […]