Skiers and Riders in Vermont Support Carbon Pricing
By N. R Mallery
Join the many Snowriders throughout the country in voicing your support for carbon pricing in Vermont!
Snowriders International is an organization of skiers, snowboarders and mountain recreation enthusiasts dedicated to the promotion of winter sports and the protection of the environment […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
The largest wind turbine ever built of LEGOs, and the technicians who built it. Images courtesy of LEGO.
Green Energy Times staff article
On May 18 and 19, we learned that the Burbo Bank Extension Offshore Wind Farm, off the coast of England near Liverpool, had been completed and grid-tied. This is […]
By Marty Castriotta
Permaculture, at its core, is about the potential and techniques needed for humans to design their own environments with nature in mind. Using nature’s own principles, permaculture offers the possibility to create food (and other production) systems that become virtually self-maintaining over time. But don’t be fooled; these systems are not […]
Residential and small commercial business choices for mowing lawns
The Robomow RS622 in action, mowing a rural large lawn in Vermont. Courtesy photo
Green Energy Times Staff
Each year, we give our readers an update on environmentally-friendly lawn mowers. Part of the reason we do this is that lawn […]
Mean Green’s electric zero-turn mower with the optional Solar Assist Module. Courtesy photo.
Adapted from an article by Steven Wisbaum
Until recently, those of us seeking an alternative to lawn mowers powered by fossil fuels only had electric push-mowers of low horsepower (hp) to choose from. While these mowers are relatively inexpensive, their short […]
Pollinators in Peril
In the first comprehensive review of the more than 4,000 native bee species in North America and Hawaii, the Center for Biological Diversity has found that more than half the species with sufficient data to assess are declining. Nearly one in four is imperiled and at increasing risk of […]
Painting by Gabriel Tempesta www.gabrieltempesta.com
by David Fried of Elmore Roots Fruit Tree and Berry Nursery
It was in the late 70s or very early 80s when I visited my friend who was working at the Rural Education Center in Wilton, New Hampshire. The man who brought permaculture to America, Bill Mollison, had just […]