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SolarFest’19 Music Announcement

World Music Highlights the Stage at SolarFest on July 21st

On Sunday July 21st, SolarFest returns to its roots at Earth Sky Time Community Farm in Manchester Center, VT with a musical lineup sure to get the crowd moving; young and old.

The fun starts with workshops on energy, music […]

Clean Energy NH Statement on Vetoes of SB72 & SB275

Latest Clean Energy Denies Rights of Clean Energy System Owners

Favors Corporate Interests

Once again, Governor Sununu has delivered a paradox; where his previous veto of the widely bi-partisan HB365 vowed he supported clean energy, his most recent veto of SB72 says otherwise.

SB72 would have corrected a statutory […]

Latest EIA Data Confirms Sun Day Campaign’s forecasts:

Wind Poised to Overtake Hydropower This Year and Renewables Likely to Surpass Nuclear in 2019 or 2020

SUN DAY Campaign

An analysis by the SUN DAY Campaign of the latest forecast data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), confirms continued strong growth in electrical generation by renewable energy sources (e.g., biomass, geothermal, hydropower, […]

Spring is Coming in the North Country, and so is Solar

The 100kW solar array at Lancaster’s waste water lagoon. Courtesy photo.

Henry Herndon

Spring is coming in the North Country. The Israel River, filled up by the recent snowmelt, runs heartily through downtown Lancaster, New Hampshire. Pedestrians in light sweaters and short sleeves stroll among the main street businesses, pausing in the […]

A Game-Changer for Off-Grid Battery Storage

The lead-acid battery bank consisted of 24-2V batteries. All photos: N.R. Mallery

N.R. Mallery

As Bob Dylan wrote, “The times they are a changin’…”. The change is now. Battery storage, on or off the grid today has produced a real game-changer. And my off-the-grid experience proves it.

In the beginning, I […]

New Hampshire Solar: Newfields Municipal Solar and Milford Solar Farm

U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan joined local leaders including, Catherine Nelson (in pink from the Town of Newfields) and NH State Senator Martha Fuller-Clark (in black and white stripped sweater) at the Newfields solar array ribbon cutting ceremony on February 8, 2019. Image: ReVision Energy.

George Harvey

Newfields Municipal Solar

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Two Solar Arrays from Encore Renewable Energy

George Harvey

Encore Renewable Energy, an integrated clean energy project development company in Burlington, Vermont, recently built two sizeable solar arrays in Vermont. One is a 745-kilowatt-peak (kWp) community array on land owned by Long View Forest in Hartland, VT. The other is a 200-kWp array on the roof of the […]

Gone Fishing? Gone Solar!

The Tackle Shack installed forty-one solar panels to produce 15,000kW annually, which is enough to offset the business’s entire electric demand. Photo: Sol-Air.

Evan Lawrence

If you’re going fishing for the big one in Lake Sunapee, you might want to stop by the Tackle Shack on Route 103 in nearby Newbury, New […]

Peck Electric: In the News Again

Peck solar installed a 500kW solar PV array on top of the parking lot expansion at Burlington International Airport in 2014. Courtesy photo.

George Harvey

I believe that there are many people, even in Vermont, who don’t think of Peck Electric as a big deal in the solar industry. They might think […]

Solarize Bethel Campaign

Integrity Energy installed both this rooftop and the grount-mounted solar systems as part of the Solarize Bethel campaign. Photo: Courtesy photos.

George Harvey

The Solarize Bethel campaign was coordinated by Integrity Energy and the Bethel Energy Committee. It was started with a meeting in the Bethel, Vermont town hall on […]