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The August edition is here:

Green Energy Times – August 2017 The August 2017 issue of Green Energy Times is available online as a pdf file: August 2017 Green Energy Times The print edition is being distributed at local stores in the GET distribution area.

 

Plant a Great Lawn and Save the Planet!

Believe it or not, you can do it at low cost and with little work.

Platinum level LEED home in Newton, MA with Pearl’s Premium grass. Courtesy photo.

By George Harvey

You can have a great looking lawn that needs very little water, needs no chemicals, and can be mowed just once a month. […]

NH Saves Button Up Workshop Series Announced

New Hampshire: Button Up New Hampshire, the popular home energy savings workshop series, is returning to a community near you. These free workshops will take place throughout NH starting in September. The workshops are being sponsored by NHSaves and coordinated by the Plymouth Area Renewable Energy Initiative (PAREI).

NHSaves is a collaboration […]

Solar at YMCA’s Camp Huckins in Freedom, N.H.

A 42.6kW solar PV array installed on the roof of Camp Huckins’ dining hall. The array consists of 142 solar panels, each rated at 300 watts. Photo courtesy of Camp Huckins.

By George Harvey

This summer, the YMCA’s Camp Huckins, a girls’ camp in Freedom, New Hampshire, had a 42.6-kilowatt (kW) solar photovoltaic […]

Still Committed to Climate Action

Thirteen states plus Puerto Rico (highlighted in navy blue) are members of the U.S. Climate Alliance. The states highlighted in aqua are other areas whose governing officials have expressed support for the Paris Agreement. Image: Wikipedia.

By Green Energy Times Staff

The United States Climate Alliance was announced immediately after President Trump […]

It’s Time to Plant Garlic for Next Year’s Crop

By Mark MacDonald

Garlic is one of the most universally accepted culinary ingredients, appreciated around the world for its pungent flavor and its incredible versatility in complementing meat, vegetables, breads, and eggs. It is grown commercially all over the world, notably in China, where over 12 million tons are produced each year.

Provided below are […]

Elmore Roots: I Drink to Your Health!

By David Fried

All over the world at this very moment friends are lifting their glasses and saying: “Skol!,” “Cheers!,” “Nazdrovia!,” or perhaps “L’chaim!”

They are not lifting a zucchini or an olive to say this, but something magical and transformative that they can drink.

We who grow and harvest fruit can have the pleasure […]

Preserving the Greens of Summer with DIY Dried Herbs

St. John’s Wort plant. Image from: Pixabay.com

By Larry Plesent

It is safe, free, fun and easy to dry your own herbs for those long winter nights to come. All you need is a ball of string and sturdy scissors or small pruners. Here’s how to do it.

Start with clean, green, fresh, healthy […]

Colby-Sawyer College Even Closer to Carbon Neutrality

ReVision Energy installed a 68.4-kilowatt solar array on the roof of Colby-Sawyer College’s new Center for Art + Design. Photo courtesy of ReVision Energy

By George Harvey

Readers of Green Energy Times (GET) should recognize Colby-Sawyer College as a long-time mover on renewable energy and climate change. GET has published articles on things going […]

The Northeast is Home to Some of the Greenest Universities in the Country

University of Vermont in Burlington, VT. Photo: Pixabay.com user

By Chris Gillespie

Data analysists at SaveOnEnergy.com recently assessed U.S. News & World Report’s 2017 list of Top 100 universities and ranked them based on their commitment to the environment and their success with sustainability initiatives.

Here are updates from some of the twenty-five “greenest” […]