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$1.6 Million Wood Heating Program for Windham County

Clean Energy Development Fund Releases RFP for $1.6 Million Modern Wood Heating Program for Windham County

Montpelier, Vermont – The Public Service Department’s Clean Energy Development Fund (CEDF) released today a request for proposals (RFP) to design and administer a modern wood heating program in, and for the benefit of, Windham County, Vermont. The CEDF […]

November 17 Green Energy News

Opinion:

“Missing The Big Picture About California’s Low Electric Bills Again” Despite all the facts, the myth that Californians pay a lot of money for their electricity every month continues to be perpetuated. This time around, it was a Forbes blog contributor who fell for the same misconception. [Energy Collective]

World:

In Australia, the Victorian […]

October 29 Green Energy News

Words to Remember:

“Every­thing is im­pos­sible until it is done,” says an official of the German region of Rhein-Hunsruck. The district uses wind, sol­ar, bio­mass and hy­dro sup­ply 177% of its elec­tri­city, and sells the sur­plus. C02 emis­sions have fall­en by 64% since 1990 and the economy has $50 million per year more than it […]

October 26 Green Energy News

World:

According to data published by the China Coal Resource, China’s coal use has dropped this year by 1.28%, a downward trend started in the second quarter of 2014 and continued in the third. This, despite the fact that electricity consumption has actually increased by 4% over the year to date. [CleanTechnica] In Germany, the […]

October 22 Green Energy News

Opinion:

“When Grid Defection Makes Economic Sense (Graphs & Charts)” A Rocky Mountain Institute and Cohn Reznick report, “The Economics of Grid Defection,” addresses the question of when it makes sense to go off the grid in various parts of the US for those in the residential or commercial sectors. [CleanTechnica]

World:

The UK’s wind […]

October 14 Green Energy News

Science and Technology:

The International Energy Agency has reassessed the roles of both photovoltaic and thermal solar energy sources and published its findings in a new Technology Roadmap (for) Solar Thermal Electricity. The agency predicts reduced medium-term prospects for solar thermal electricity, but the long-term prospects are unchanged. [CleanTechnica] This past September was the warmest […]

National Bio-energy Day

October 22

The second annual National Bioenergy Day is scheduled for October 22, 2014. In recognition of National Bioenergy Day, the New Hampshire Wood Energy Council is sponsoring six tours of modern wood heating sites across New Hampshire throughout the week of October 20. Tours are located within one hour’s drive to anyone in the […]

September 20 Green Energy News

Science and Technology:

Rocky Mountain Institute’s Micropower Database documents the global progress of distributed, rapidly scalable, and no- or low-carbon generators. Its most astonishing finding: micropower now produces about one-fourth of the world’s total electricity. [Forbes] French investment bank Kepler Chevreux analysis says $100 billion invested in either wind energy or solar energy – and […]

September 16 Green Energy News

Opinion:

“Solar & Wind Power Can Be Cost-Competitive In Any Country, Says IEA” A new look at an almost-new report notes that the International Energy Agency says any country can reach a high share of renewable energy cost-effectively, mostly by relying on solar and wind power. [PlanetSave.com]

Science and Technology:

This past August was the […]

September 11 Green Energy News

Opinion:

“This Revolution Is Not Being Televised” This new quiet revolution doesn’t show up in magazines or the nightly news, though it should. But like all revolutions, it is about power – in this case, electricity. [Huffington Post] “Wind energy keeps costs low and improves reliability” Congress must extend the renewable Production Tax Credit and […]