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Interested collegiate institutions can find detailed information on how […]
Jeff Peck rings the opening bell on the day The Peck Company (S. Burlington, VT) went public. Photo: The NASDAQ Stock Market.
The Peck Company has been of special interest here at Green Energy Times (GET) for a long while. It has been one of our supporters, but it has […]
Every year, Solar Power World (SPW), one of the top web sites and print publications for news relating to the solar power industry, publishes a list of the top contractors in the United States (https://bit.ly/3b259lj). The list is based on the number of kilowatts (DC) the contractors installed in this country. The list […]
A 15-kilowatt solar array was installed on the Shelburne town hall. The solar array offsets all of the electricity consumed annually by the Town Hall. Courtesy photo.
The Town of Shelburne’s new energy committee is busy leading the way forward on clean energy projects. The northern New Hampshire town has a population […]
On July 20, 2020 a ribbon-cutting ceremony was held for the solar array built in Madison, NH for use of the town’s buildings. From the left are members of the Madison energy committee along with selectman Ray O’Brien’s wife, Brenda, and Brittany Angelo of ReVision Energy. Image: Tom Eastman
This article is adapted from […]
Solar Pioneers: An Interview with Steven Strong
It isn’t very often that one gets a chance to talk with the people who started an important movement. I found the opportunity to interview Steven Strong, founder of Solar Design Associates (SDA), a memorable experience.
Steven, you founded SDA in the mid-1970s. What got you […]
Waters’ residence in Hanover, NH with both rooftop and groundmounted tracker systems. Image: Kim Quirk.
Solarize Hanover has launched its 2020 campaign with a toolkit of online events in place of their usual in-person open house gatherings. This is year two of Sustainable Hanover’s three-year campaign to double the number of residential […]
1,384 solar panels bring award-winning sunscreen manufacturer closer to its 2030 goal of NET-ZERO
The 486.7kW rooftop solar array at W.S. Badger is expected to generate approximately 600,000 kWh of clean electricity per year which will cover 100% of Badger’s electrical needs. Photo courtesy W.S. Badger.
With a flip of the switch, W.S. Badger, […]
Norwich Solar Technologies’ SunTrap™ concentrating solar system. Images courtesy of NST
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) supports some innovative technologies through the Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer program. Of special interest here is a grant given to Norwich Solar Technologies (NST) for its unique approach […]
Charging a computer directly to a USB port.
Sometimes things work exactly as I think they should, and yet I feel a sense of astonishment that they do. This is one of those times.
Right now, I am typing away on the article you see before you, using a […]