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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

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NOTWITHSTANDING A STRONG SHOWING BY NATURAL GAS IN 2018,

FERC REPORTS NEW RENEWABLE ENERGY CAPACITY COULD QUADRUPLE THAT OF FOSSIL FUELS

OVER NEXT THREE YEARS

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

Sometimes […]

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, […]

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 […]