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December 17 Green Energy News

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“Tesla vs. Tesla: The Juice In Your Car Will Increasingly Come Through HVDC, Edison’s Preferred Current” • This is partially a Thomas Edison vs Nikola Tesla story. Edison was committed to direct current, but Tesla liked alternating current. Edison did some ugly things to try to win the fight, but lost. Now the […]

Removing barriers to expanding renewable-energy generation in Vermont

Updated January 5, 2018

By Rick Wackernagel and Laura Mistretta

To avoid the worst effects of global warming, we need to transform our energy system, replacing fossil fuels used in producing electricity, heating and transportation with renewable energy. Vermont has already set goals for these changes. In 2011, Vermont […]

Removing Barriers to Expanding Renewable Energy Generation in Vermont

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December 15 Green Energy Times is Available!

The December 15 issue of Green Energy Times is now available online. You can download it as a pdf file HERE.

The print edition is being distributed and will be available at outlets starting December 15.

Individual articles are being uploaded and will be available online soon.

The October issue of Green Energy Times is Here!

The October, 2017 issue of Green Energy Times is now being distributed.

It is available as a pdf file HERE (12 MB).

Individual articles are now being posted as web pages.

A Call for Help for Puerto Rico

Old San Juan in better days (flickr image, Wikimedia Commons)

By George Harvey

Puerto Rico is in trouble. When Hurricane Maria struck on September 20, it was a Category 4 storm, which means that the highest sustained wind speeds were over 130 mph. It was a storm much like Hurricane Harvey, which hit Texas […]

Solarize Rockingham, Vermont

A unique program to lower cost and increase adoption of renewable energy

Starting May 1, 2017 and ending December 15, 2017, four local solar companies have agreed to lower their prices and offer the residents and businesses of Rockingham, Vermont a chance to purchase solar at a discount. For this program, installers are working together […]


By George Harvey

Donald Trump would abdicate America’s climate leadership.

But states, towns, cities, schools, businesses, and ordinary people are stepping up to make America great again.

And that just may be the year’s biggest story.

By withdrawing from the Paris Agreement, Donald Trump left America’s seat at the table […]

What’s Up With Wind Power in Vermont?

By George Harvey

The Vermont Public Service Board has sent recommendations to the legislature for new sound standards for utility-scale wind projects. Critics say the standards are so strict that the effectively kill development of wind power in the state. This has come as a surprise to a number of people, who […]