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Announcing SolarFest Workshops & Speakers

Saturday, Aug. 18th & Sunday, Aug. 19th, Stratton Mountain, Vermont Now’s the time to get excited: Go to and check out the rich workshops across six timely tracks Examine the lists of speakers and sponsors and their wealth of knowledge & experience Listen to the high-energy sounds of the Balkun Brothers and Gang […]

Use of Renewable Energy Increasing in New Hampshire


Renewable energy projects are on the rise in New Hampshire as communities look to save money and reduce the risks of climate change.

At a recent ribbon-cutting ceremony, the city of Claremont showed off its new solar array — 432 panels that will help power its highest energy user, the wastewater treatment […]

Josh Fox LIVE at SolarFest: Presents The Truth Has Changed

As part of SolarFest, Emmy winner and Oscar-nominated filmmaker Josh Fox (Gasland) will perform “The Truth Has Changed” live at Stratton Mountain on Saturday August 18th.

“The Truth Has Changed” offers both a warning and a way forward for our besieged democracy. The water has changed. The climate has changed. The rules have changed. There’s […]

NYSERDA Announces Completion of Largest Solar Installation in New York City

3.1-Megawatt System on Staten Island to Provide Electricity for Fordham University and Fordham Prep

System Supports State’s Goal of 50% of Electricity to Come from Renewable Energy Sources by 2030 to Combat Climate Change

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) today announced the completion of the largest solar system installed in […]

Josh Fox Live at Solar Fest

Senate Passes Sanders Amendment to Fund Williston Solar Regional Testing Center

WASHINGTON, June 25 – Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) announced that the “minibus” appropriations bill that passed the Senate Monday by a 86-5 vote includes a Sanders-authored amendment to provide $4 million in federal funding to continue operations of the Vermont Regional Test Center (RTC) dedicated to researching solar technologies. The Vermont RTC, located on […]

Nashua Sets Bold Goals

Nashua’s Environment and Energy Committee Promotes Bike and Solar Programs, Sets Bold Energy Goals for Buildings, Vehicles

Nashua Mayor Jim Donchess and members of the Environment and Energy Committee join Hudson town officials and representatives from Granite State Solar and Turn Cycle Solutions in celebrating the launch of Nashua Solarize+. Photo courtesy of the […]

VT Solar Developer Helps Newport, NH Achieve Net-Zero Energy Status

Downtown Newport, NH: Credit: Wikipedia

Newport voters approved by a margin of 652 to 235 a 2.2-megawatt solar energy project capable of providing the entire annual energy needs for Newport town and school facilities. The solar installation will be the largest municipal project in New Hampshire and one of the state’s largest overall. Likewise, […]

Sonnen Batteries

This recent sonnen battery installation in New Hampshire is an ECO-12. It provides continuous 8,000 watt output along with 12kWh of standby capacity. It can be charged by the home’s 7.8 kilowatt AC solar array, the grid, or a back-up generator. Photo courtesy of Granite State Solar.

By George Harvey

In a […]

NY-Sun’s Solarize Initiative is Getting the Job Done

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that 2,439 solar projects have been installed or are in development in communities throughout New York. These projects are part of locally-organized campaigns supported through the NY-Sun Solarize Initiative. Solarize is a vital component of Governor Cuomo’s Clean Energy Standard, which requires that half of New York’s electricity come […]