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Joseph’s First Two Days in Puerto Rico

Near San Juan, it was still just wreckage on October 30, 2017, 40 days after landfall. Photo courtesy of Joseph Mangum.

By George Harvey

Readers may recognize the name of Joseph Mangum, of Sunnyside Solar in West Brattleboro, Vermont. An earlier article about his work to set up solar systems in Puerto Rico was […]

Help from Vermont is on its way to Puerto Rico!

Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria

By George Harvey

Regular visitors to the Green Energy Times website may recall an item that was posted on October 7, “Solar Power and Water for Puerto Rico.” In it, Joseph Mangum, who runs Sunnyside Solar in West Brattleboro, Vermont, made a plea for donations to help people in […]

New Precipitation Models for New York State

Extreme Precipitation Projections to Help New York State with Planning

Millbrook, NY, January 17, 2017 – Hurricanes Irene, Sandy, and Lee are examples of extreme precipitation events that have caused destruction and deaths in New York State. In 2009 alone, 175 total flooding events in New York State led to $32.82 […]

FIRE POTENTIAL ALERT!! SUGARING OPERATIONS in the northeast should BE AWARE AND ALERT!

The Weather Channel has issued an alert FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS EXIST FOR THE AREA … Mar 31, 2016 7:01AM

…FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS EXIST FOR PARTS OF THE AREA TODAY and longer……

LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND GUSTY SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS TODAY

COULD HAVE AN IMPACT ON ANY FIRE STARTS. THE GREATEST CONCERN

WILL EXIST THIS […]

Business Continuity Workshop for Regional Economic Resiliency.

There will be a public workshop on Tuesday February 3rd from 7:00-11:00 am at the Hypertherm Facility, 71 Heater Road, Lebanon NH.

LEBANON, NH (January 5, 2015) – The impact of a severe weather event is sometimes quantified by the loss of life and property. Often, these events can have lasting economic impacts on […]

May 19 Green Energy News

Science and Technology:

A NOAA-led study finds the location where tropical cyclones reach maximum intensity has been shifting toward the poles at roughly 35 miles per decade. Scientists attribute the shift to human-caused greenhouse gases, stratospheric ozone depletion, and increases in pollution. [Energy Collective]

World:

China intends to accelerate its deployment of solar power, after […]

April 20 Green Energy News

Opinion:

“Onsite Generation: Can Utilities Rethink Their Business Proposition?” Can utilities adapt to emerging innovations that allow customers to “bypass” their services? Or, will power companies become the modern-day dinosaur? [Forbes]

World:

The South Korean Finance Ministry says it plans to recommend easing unnecessary rules to fuel innovation and investment in technologies that can allow […]

February 11 Green Energy News

Finance:

Clean Reach, the world’s first crowdfunding platform for the ocean energy industry launched today, debuting with five projects. One university professor estimates that just 0.1% of the ocean’s energy could support the needs of 15 billion people. [Crowdfund Insider]

Science and Technology:

There is a growing body of research supporting the idea that bicycling […]

January 26 Green Energy News

Opinion:

“How Smart Grid Technology Can Build a Better Utility Industry Future: Part 2” Each of IDC’s 10 total predictions bears some significant relevance to smart grids and smart grid technology. Here are the smart grid implications of IDC’s final five predictions: [Energy Collective] (Part 1 is in yesterday’s blog.)

Science and Technology:

It may […]

January 19 Energy News

Opinion:

“One family’s path to solar power” It’s high time to find a new energy paradigm and harness the sun for our electricity. The solution is staring us in the face every day — or almost every day. [Rutland Herald]

World:

India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has set the ambitious goal of electrifying […]