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Vermont accelerator Accel-VT now accepting applications for entrepreneurs focused on reducing fossil fuel use in heating or transportation

Accel-VT is seeking innovative, early-stage, energy companies focused on reducing fossil fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions in the heating and transportation sectors to participate in its business accelerator in Burlington, Vermont. The business accelerator, which is focused on helping early stage companies in climate economy innovation, is now accepting applications through April 28, 2019 […]

Renewable Northwest: 2019 Summer Internship

Renewable Northwest is now accepting applications for their 2019 Summer Internship: Renewable Energy Policy Research. Due date is March 25th. This intern will research dual-use solar and agriculture and existing policy drivers around the country to produce a written report and presentation for use in solar policy advocacy and education in Oregon and Washington. The […]

Register Now: Symposium on Energy in the 21st Century

Fifteenth Annual Symposium on Energy in the 21st Century ELECTRIFICATION and CLIMATE CHANGE Transportation, Energy Storage, Integrating Renewables into Grid Energy Innovations Around the World April 12, 2019 ONLY THREE WEEKS LEFT TO REGISTER for this outstanding Symposium!! Speakers and Panel: JEFF LOGAN, Special Adviser to the IPCC Special Report on Renewable Energy. NREL JOHN […]

Baker-Polito Administration Announces $2.8 Million in Matching Funding for Renewable Heating Infrastructure

Projects to Increase Availability of Renewable Heating Fuels BOSTON – The Baker-Polito Administration today awarded five grants totaling $2,889,285 to Massachusetts businesses to fund infrastructure projects to increase the availability of low-carbon, renewable heating fuels. The grants, funded by the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER), are part of the Renewable Thermal Infrastructure Grant Program, […]

Help VT Reach 100% Renewable Energy by 2030

BRIEF NEWS UPDATE: FERC Data Suggest New Renewable Capacity Could Be 4x Greater Than Fossil Fuels by 2021





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

Washington DC – According to an analysis by the SUN […]

Parking Lot Solar – a Great Solution for Our Region

Vermont’s largest parking lot solar canopy , a 156kWp system, at the ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain. This is just part of what promises to be impressive work we will report on soon. Photo courtesy of ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain. Image courtesy of Encore Renewable Energy.

George Harvey

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Holiday Hill Community Wind in Russell, Massachusetts

David Blittersdorf

David Blittersdorf, CEO of AllEarth Renewables, based in Williston, Vermont, announced the groundbreaking for the Holiday Hill Community Wind Project in Russell, Massachusetts. The two turbine, 5 MW project has broad local support and will be generating power for the surrounding Massachusetts communities by the summer of 2019. The project is […]

Renewable Energy for Massachusetts Farmers

Farms in the Pioneer Valley. Wikipedia.

George Harvey

On April 11, 2016, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed the Solar Massachusetts Renewable Target (SMART) into law. It will provide incentives for 1,600 megawatts (MW) of solar photovoltaic installations under a rather complicated scheme. It was much awaited and finally went into effect on […]

Backing up the Grid – All of It

Pumped storage systems are used to enable baseload power systems to match grid deamnd. Now they can be used to enable renewable power systems to do the same job. The Raccoon Mountain Pumped-Storage Plant is shown. Tennessee Valley Authority image.

George Harvey

It is important to understand that thermal baseload power plants, […]