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National Bioenergy Day

Green Energy Times Staff

The Sixth Annual Bioenergy Day is on October 24, 2018. It is a day for the industry to let everyone know what bioenergy is all about.

Bioenergy is not just logs and wood chips. The industry includes processing and using waste products from industries relating to forest products, […]

Geothermal Heating and Cooling in New York

George Harvey

One of the spectacular successes of clean energy is that it is proving to be both least expensive and most comfortable. This is happening with increasing frequency across a number of technologies. One place where it is true is with heating and cooling.

We have known for some time that […]

New Product to Heat or Cool Homes:

Dandelion Air

Most of us know a company called Google, which is a subsidiary of Alphabet. Another Alphabet subsidiary is Dandelion, which arose out of X, Alphabet’s research and development laboratory.

Dandelion launched a new product system, the Dandelion Air, on May 30. The Dandelion Air is a smart, all-in-one home heating and […]

VP NEGPA Wins NY-GEO Top Job Award

NEGPA’s Vice President and 2018 “GeoStar Top Job” award winner, Larry Lessard (center), with John Manning (left), NY-GEO Board Member and President of Phoenix Energy Supply, and Jens Ponikau of Buffalo Geothermal (right), 2017 award winner. Photo:

By Larry Lessard and Michelle Harrison (G.E.T. staff)

The 2018 NY-GEO conference drew an international crowd […]

AWEB Supply, Geothermal Pioneer

A Slim Jim® 40 ton (HR) “POND LOOP IN A PACKAGE” consisting of four SJ-10T plates assembled with frame on skids, 3″ manifold and 3″ flange connections. Courtesy photo.

By George Harvey

Alan Watts had seven years’ experience in heating and cooling when he designed his first geothermal project in 1981. It […]

Wood Pellet Central Heating Systems and the Market Awareness

Note: tCO2e: Tons of carbon dioxide equivalent, which is a measure that allows you to compare the emissions of other greenhouse gases relative to one unit of CO2. It is calculated by multiplying the greenhouse gas’s emissions by its 100-year global warming potential. Get the data behind the graphic at

By Jeff […]

EZ Firelogs are Easy

High and consistent heat output, low moisture in a tightly compacted log deliver a superior flame. Images courtesy of Mark Janinni.

By George Harvey

There was a time in my life when I cut, hauled, split, stacked, and burned my own firewood to heat a house in which I lived with four […]

Heating Your Home (or Business) on the Cheap:

From the Ground Up (or Down)

The circulation piping and smaller bore hole of Dandelion’s geothermal solution. Images: Becky Meier

By Greg Whitchurch

This is a tale of two apparently parallel lives which, on one fateful day just north of New York City, collided, creating a tsunami of life-changing consequences for them, their neighbors, […]

Advanced Wood Heating: REV’s 5-Year Plan

Road through a managed forest. Public domain

By Barb and Greg Whitchurch

On November 2nd, Renewable Energy Vermont (REV) held a press release event to announce their 5-Year Action Plan ( The event was hosted by Vermont Artisan Coffee and Tea Co. (VAC&T) at their brand-new, wood-heated headquarters in Waterbury, Vermont. The 5-Year Plan […]

We Can Warm Our Homes Without Warming the Planet!

Rally for renewable heat in Albany calls for swift transition off oil and gas and for New York to ramp up investment in heat pumps to reach climate goals

The Renewable Heat Now Campaign Rally. Photo by Erik R. McGregor

By Lindsay Speer

Albany, NY – As lake effect […]