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Solar Projects are Growing in New Hampshire and Vermont

By George Harvey

Vermont and New Hampshire are both seeing much larger solar developments than any previously undertaken. NextEra Energy Resources (NEE) is developing one in New Hampshire, and it will likely be the largest solar array in New England. GroSolar, working with Green Mountain Power (GMP), is also developing what might, at least […]

Hanover Pledges to Go 100% Renewable

Hanover, NH, 29th US municipality to commit to replacing fossil fueled energy with renewable energy. Image: Dartmouth Flickr

By Rick Wackernagel

On May 9, 2017, the townspeople of Hanover, New Hampshire voted to make their town the 29th municipality in the United States to commit to getting all its energy from renewable […]

12 NH Cities & Towns Lead on Clean Energy Following US Withdrawal from Paris Accord

One Week After US Withdrawal From Paris Climate Accord, Twelve NH Cities and Towns Lead the Way on Clean Energy

One week after President Donald Trump announced the United States’ withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement, local leaders in the New Hampshire seacoast are rapidly expanding a community clean energy initiative to save money and […]

NHEC Breaks Ground on State’s Largest Solar Array

New Hampshire Electric Cooperative (NHEC) has begun construction of what will be the largest solar electric array in the state, a two megawatt (MW) system that will provide its members a clean source of electricity located on NHEC’s own distribution system.

The ground-mounted solar photovoltaic (PV) system, comprised of approximately 8,000 panels, will take shape […]

Why the Drop in NH Solar REC Price? – Call to Action

The following is information provided by Knollwood Energy:

The significant drop in the per REC price is due to a reduction in the demand for RECs. New Hampshire’s Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) statute, RSA 362-F that created the demand for solar RECs, requires each electricity provider (utility company) to meet customer load by Purchasing […]

Will Marine Spatial Planning Save the Oceans?

South-Central NH Citizens Climate Lobby – monthly group meeting

Are you concerned about climate change, natural gas pipelines, US jobs, or national security? Civic engagement is required to enable a shift in energy policy away from fossil fuels on the time-frame science indicates is necessary to protect our future. Discover Carbon Fee and Dividend, a market-based, revenue neutral solution that will help the economy […]

Littleton Food Co-op Grand re-opening

Littleton Food Co-op will celebrate its expanded store grand re-opening , with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, May 19th at 10:00 AM at the Littleton Food Co-op, 43 Bethlehem Rd, Littleton, NH 03561. They are delighted to celebrate with the community of members, member lenders, community lenders and local representatives. The Littleton Food Co-op […]

Hanover becomes first New Hampshire town to commit to 100 percent renewable energy

The Town of Hanover, New Hampshire last night voted to establish a goal of transitioning to 100 percent clean and renewable energy by 2050. The article approved at Tuesday’s town meeting sets a community-wide goal of transitioning to 100 percent renewable electricity by 2030 and a 2050 goal of transitioning heating and transportation to run […]

Our Civic Responsibility: Reflecting on the People’s Climate March