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City of Keene, NH Deliberates 100% Renewable Energy Goal

On November 28th the Keene Municipal Services, Facilities, and Infrastructure Committee voted 4-1 to send the 100% Renewable Energy resolution to city staff to draft more formal language. Once rewritten, the resolution will make a return visit to the committee for passage before being sent to the full City Council for a vote. The goals […]

Another Month, Another Increase in U.S. CO2 Emissions from Energy Use – 8th Month in a Row

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FOR EACH OF THE FIRST EIGHT MONTHS OF 2018, U.S. CO2 EMISSIONS FROM ENERGY USE HAVE INCREASED COMPARED TO 2017 LEVELS

EMISSIONS RISE ALMOST 3%, EXCEEDING EIA PREDICTIONS WHILE U.S. COAL EXPORTS JUMP BY A THIRD, ADDING TO THE GLOBAL CO2 BURDEN

Contact: Ken Bossong, 301-270-6477 […]

Reminder, Capital Region NYSES Conference This Friday!

Energy Efficiency & Renewables: NY State Summit Friday, November 30, 2018 7:45 am to 6:00 pm Hilton Garden Inn Troy 235 Hoosick Street, Troy, New York Gourmet Breakfast Big Wind 20 CA – NY Universities Collaborate 120% Solar NOW Luncheon Net Zero Village The Value of Zero Energy Blockchains and Renewable Energy Controlling and […]

EIA Publicizes Drop in U.S. CO2 Emissions but More Recent Agency Data Reveal They Are on the Rise

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LATEST EIA DATA REVEAL U.S. CO2 EMISSIONS RISE ALMOST 3% IN 2018

THOSE FROM NATURAL GAS UP 12% EVEN AS AGENCY PUBLICIZES OLDER DATA SUGGESTING A DECLINE

Ken Bossong, 301-270-6477 x.6

Washington DC – Two reports/news releases issued by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) […]

Wind Power Does Not Cause Global Warming

And two Harvard researchers did not suggest it does.

Image: Flickr (nate2b)

George Harvey

Two Harvard researchers published an article on wind power that drew rapid reactions from the press. A widespread interpretation of the articles by media was that they had shown that wind turbines somehow cause climate change. That is […]

Massachusetts SMART Program of Solar Incentives

George Harvey

Massachusetts is in the final stages of implementing a new set of solar incentives, the Solar Massachusetts Renewable Target, or SMART. Presentations are going on in Lenox and Amherst, as Green Energy Times is wrapping up its editorial work on the October issue. Until the new program is running, homeowners are […]

Huge Batteries Store Energy for Holyoke Gas and Electric

The new battery system that stores energy made from the solar at Holyoke Gas and Electric.

Green Energy Times staff

The old Mount Tom coal-burning plant. Wikimedia Commons.

The article, “From Dirty Coal to Solar Power,” (bit.ly/coal-to-solar) which appeared in the December 2016 issue of Green Energy Times, described what was […]

$40 Million Announced to Support Solar-Powered Storage Projects in NYS

Projects Advance Progress of New York’s Ambitious Target to Have 1,500 Megawatts of Energy Storage by 2025

On October 10, 2018, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that $40 million will be made available to support solar projects that integrate energy storage, accelerating progress toward New York’s energy storage target of 1,500-megawatts by 2025. These […]

Guidebook for Equitable Clean Energy to be Released at REV2018 Conference

Low and moderate income households have historically lacked access to renewable energy technologies due to a variety of barriers and challenges. On Friday, October 18th, as one of the concurrent sessions on the second day of the Renewable Energy Vermont Conference & Expo, attendees and members of the media will have a chance to learn […]

45 Years After the 1973 Energy Crisis – Some Steps Forward & Some Steps Back

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FORTY-FIVE YEARS AFTER THE START OF THE 1973 ARAB OIL EMBARGO:

ENERGY FROM RENEWABLE SOURCES HAS TRIPLED

BUT ENERGY FROM FOSSIL FUELS AND NUCLEAR POWER HAS ALSO GROWN ALONG WITH CO2 EMISSIONS

Contact: Ken Bossong, 301-270-6477 x.6

Washington DC – Forty-five years ago, […]