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VEEP: One-Day Summer Science Trainings

Learn how to use our NGSS-aligned kits and curricula in your classroom! Trainings begin August 8, and some training days may be canceled if there is not enough interest, so sign up soon. Here’s the lineup:

Tuesday, August 8: Solar Challenge for grades 5–12, Morrisville Monday, August 14: The Electricity Grid for grades 4–12, Burlington […]

A New School for Students with Disabilities Will Benefit from Solar Energy

The school with the solar arrays on the roofs, installed by Revision Energy of Brentwood, NH. Photo: Revision Energy.

With the installation of a rooftop solar array this month, a regional high school and vocational center under construction in Rochester has reached another milestone. The Monarch School of New England broke ground on the […]

Public Schools of the Tarrytowns Embraces Renewable and Resilient Energy

Nightfall at the Washington Irving school – lighting from renewableoff-grid power. Photos: Aris Wind..

By Dan Connor

The Public Schools of the Tarrytowns, located about 25 miles north of Manhattan, maintain five campus sites to provide education to over 2,700 students.

The school district’s sustainable goals include installing rooftop solar photovoltaic […]

Hanford Mills Museum to open new place for children to explore, create and build

Learning Lab Grand Opening part of Free Family Saturday on June 17

[East Meredith, NY June 2, 2017] On June 17, Hanford Mills Museum will open the Learning Lab, a new space for young children and their families to explore and create. The Learning Lab offers a range of activities, including building with gears and […]

Plymouth New Hampshire Regional High School Energy Efficiency Upgrades

The Froling Energy crew stands by the new 42 ton wood chip silo which is 19 feet in diameter and 30 feet high.

School Administrative Unit (SAU) 48 in Plymouth, New Hampshire has just completed a $2 million energy retrofit project at Plymouth Regional High School. The project was designed by Energy Efficient Investments […]

Local Schools are Going Solar

Rooftop solar system on Kumball Union Academy’s Miller Bicentennial Hall. Meridan, New Hampshire. Photo courtesy of Norwich Technologies

With Help from Norwich Technologies

By N. R. Mallery

Norwich Technologies has been long interested in education as a driving force for widespread adoption of renewable energy technologies. It comes as no surprise that […]

I Have a Stream: Conduit-Based Micro-Hydro

In this microhydro system, water is diverted into a penstock. Conduit-based systems use pipes that are already serving other purposes like irrigation or wastewater. Credit: U.S. Department of Energy

by Russell King

The classic picture of hydropower is that of a large concrete dam that spans the breadth of a river, providing water and […]

Vermont Energy Education Program to Expand Its K-12 Programming to Western New Hampshire

Students at Cabot School in Vermont tackle a wind engineering challenge in a VEEP Renewables by Design in-class workshop, March 2016. Photo courtesy of VEEP/Aaron Heyerdahl.

The Vermont Energy Education Program (VEEP) will bring its hands-on programming across the Connecticut River to New Hampshire teachers and schools in the coming school year.

Huge Solar … just in time for Schools

Groundbreaking for Hampshire College’s 4.7 MW solar array is underway. Courtesy photo.

By George Harvey

Hampshire College’s New Solar System

In 2015, Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts, announced it was planning to be the first liberal arts college in the United States to be powered entirely by its own solar […]

Schedule your VEEP kits and in-class workshops for the coming school year

Kits VEEP lends curriculum resource kits to schools that include all the equipment you need to support energy and climate education. Reserve your kit for the fall now to ensure you can borrow one during the dates you prefer!

To see details of our kits and to request a kit, visit the Kits page at […]