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Massachussetts and California to Join Hawaii?

By Chris Gillespie

While the new presidential administration and congressional majority are hard at work in Washington D.C. stripping environmental agencies of their federal funding, some state leaders, bolstered by economic evidence, are already busy introducing legislation to lessen and abolish their states’ use of fossil fuels.

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Global renewables rise from the ashes of coal’s collapse

China surpassed the U.S. to become world’s largest renewable power producer last year, BP reports.

While President Donald Trump touts a new coal mine that provides fewer jobs than a typical supermarket, the world is switching off coal at a stunning pace to create millions of new clean energy jobs.

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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 […]

Why We Need Wind Power in Vermont and in the Northeast

Sheep graze beneath wind turbines. Photo: Creative Commons

By George Harvey

Some people never seem to tire of talking about how ruinous wind turbines are to our views of ridge lines. Unlike arguments about deaths of birds, property values, or “wind turbine syndrome,” which can be objectively addressed, the question of views […]

Pipelines? We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Pipelines

One part of the problem: what happens when a pipeline explodes. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

By George Harvey

Costs for battery storage are falling much more sharply than most analysts anticipated. They have fallen so much in the last two years that they are already having effects on the natural gas market. An […]

NEWS ADVISORY: Renewables Blow Past EIA’s Projections; Wind + Solar Grow 23% in 2016

U.S. EIA PROVEN WRONG AGAIN: 2016 U.S. ELECTRICAL GENERATION BY RENEWABLES BLOWS PAST EIA’S EARLIER FORECASTS – RENEWABLES PROVIDE 15.3% OF TOTAL GENERATION AS WIND + SOLAR GROW 23.0% Contact: Ken Bossong, 301-270-6477 x.11 Washington DC – According to the latest issue of the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) “Electric Power Monthly” report (with data […]

Sierra Club Executive Director To Speak In Hanover About Nationwide Transition Away From Fossil Fuels To Clean Energy

Hanover, NH. – Sierra Club Executive Director Michael Brune will visit Hanover on Wednesday, April 12 to speak on a panel discussing the nationwide transition away from fossil fuels to 100 percent renewable energy. Brune’s visit comes ahead of a May 9 vote when Hanover residents will be voting during their town meeting to commit […]

Renewable Energy Coalition Calls For Compromise

In conjunction with New Hampshire Energy Week, pivotal compromise settlement positions New Hampshire to lead in clean energy future

Concord, NH — As part of the New Hampshire Public Utility Commission’s (PUC) process to determine the state’s future around renewable energy across the Granite State, the Energy Future Coalition has submitted […]

Invitation: New England’s Energy Future event

The Opportunities and Challenges of Renewable Energy Technologies Please join in for light refreshments and to learn about New Hampshire’s powerful renewable energy resources and the technological advancements that are making them true alternatives to fossil fuels. Dr. Cameron Wake, UNH Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space & Josephine A. Lamprey Professor […]

Request for Presentations – REV2017: Renewables for All

Please save the date for REV2017: Renewables for All, on October 2 & 3, 2017 in Burlington, Vermont.

We also welcome your ideas and proposals for presentations for our 17th annual conference. Click here to submit your abstract.

As the premier renewable energy conference in New England, REV’s annual conference convenes the most influential […]