Tesla battery system in Australia. Images via Hornsdale Power Reserve and Tesla on YouTube.
The least costly power from combustion of fossil fuels comes from combined-cycle natural gas plants. These plants have produced power so inexpensively that they have been driving coal-burning plants out of business. The situation, however, is […]
Norwich Congregational Church. All photos courtesy of Norwich Solar Technologies.
Norwich, Vermont, is not a particularly large town. It has a population of fewer than 3,500 people. That being the case, it came as a bit of a surprise when we discovered that three churches in the town all got […]
SEVCA (Southeastern Vermont Community Action) staff and legislative and community representatives gather in Westminster, VT to celebrate the completion of Phase 1 of the Community Solar for Community Action project. Courtesy photo.
At the VECAN Conference, one workshop topic was “Making Solar Accessible to Low Income Vermonters.” It was presented […]
From Union Leader:
Voters will decide in March whether to lease about 120 acres of town land for the construction of a large solar farm.
The Board of Selectmen has signed a letter of intent with Granite Apollo, a solar energy company in Manchester, to develop a solar project up to 20 megawatts on the […]
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Nature’s Power Hits Moosilauke!
Nancy Rae Mallery, publisher of G.E.T.
There is a new sight to see on Moosilauke Mountain. The Class of 1978 Bunkhouse of the Moosilauke Ravine Lodge, in Woodstock, NH is now powered by nature. The directional orientation and pitch of the newly renovated roof was ideal to allow Norwich […]
Massachusetts is in the final stages of implementing a new set of solar incentives, the Solar Massachusetts Renewable Target, or SMART. Presentations are going on in Lenox and Amherst, as Green Energy Times is wrapping up its editorial work on the October issue. Until the new program is running, homeowners are […]
A 6.6kW pole mount tracker solar array installed by Maine Solar Solutions. Courtesy Photo.
Maine Solar Solutions (MSS) is just outside the town of Freeport, in the southern part of Maine and not far north of Portland. Sam Zuckerman, the owner of MSS, provided us with some insight on how […]
A new 33 KW solar PV array is the centerpiece of energy efficiency improvements at the Whole Village Family Resource Center.
A one-of-a-kind partnership is saving thousands in energy costs and putting food on the table – literally – at a Plymouth area homeless shelter.
Extensive upgrades of the energy infrastructure at Whole Village […]
Projects Advance Progress of New York’s Ambitious Target to Have 1,500 Megawatts of Energy Storage by 2025
On October 10, 2018, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that $40 million will be made available to support solar projects that integrate energy storage, accelerating progress toward New York’s energy storage target of 1,500-megawatts by 2025. These […]