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The World’s Largest Battery System

Tesla battery system in Australia. Images via Hornsdale Power Reserve and Tesla on YouTube.

George Harvey

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 […]

Solar Blesses Three Churches in Norwich, Vermont

Norwich Congregational Church. All photos courtesy of Norwich Solar Technologies.

George Harvey

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 […]

Makin Solar Accessible to Vermonters with Low Incomes

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.

George Harvey

At the VECAN Conference, one workshop topic was “Making Solar Accessible to Low Income Vermonters.” It was presented […]

Milford Hopes to Construct Solar Farm on Town Property

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 […]

Webinar: Solar PV Supply and Demand 2018 – Is this a crossroads for the PV industry?

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Dartmouth Takes Solar to the Mountain

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 SMART Program of Solar Incentives

George Harvey

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 […]

Maine Solar Solutions – Keeping the Power On

A 6.6kW pole mount tracker solar array installed by Maine Solar Solutions. Courtesy Photo.

George Harvey

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 […]

Whole Village Energy Makeover Brings Everyone to the Table

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 […]

$40 Million Announced to Support Solar-Powered Storage Projects in NYS

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 […]