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Latest Job Census Shows Effects of Regulatory Actions on Vermont Trade Jobs

The new National Solar Jobs Census show a loss of 232 full-time jobs in the state’s workforce after a 2017 marked by a volatile regulatory environment.

“More than 1,500 families are supported by a full-time Vermont solar job. Local solar workers help Vermonters cut their energy bills, do their part on climate, and help their […]

February 12 Green Energy News

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Solar power prices have been dropping faster than people expected, even faster than experts expected, and even faster than bullish experts expected. A leading expert at Bloomberg New Energy Finance said that their expectations have dropped to about 37¢/watt. At this price, the cost of electricity from new solar PVs can be disruptive. […]

February 11 Green Energy News

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“Climate Change Threatens Neighborhoods of the Port of Providence” • In Providence, Rhode Island, rising seas, flood waters, and storm surge have potential to unleash buried and stored toxins along the working waterfront. Concerns about climate change have been met with reassurances that ignore the most important issues. [ecoRI news]

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February 10 Green Energy News

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A research team at the University of Maryland has developed a wood-based material that can compete with steel in the strength category. The secret is compressing the wood after removing the lignin (the tough part that “glues” wood cells together). The remaining material is packed in so closely that it forms strong hydrogen […]

February 9 Green Energy News

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France added a record of almost 2.8 GW of new renewables capacity to the mainland grid in 2017, according to a report. It said 2,763 MW of new capacity was installed last year, with wind and solar representing 65% and 32% respectively. Total installed capacity of 48,685 MW takes France 94% of the […]

February 8 Green Energy News

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Moving toward renewable power, American Electric Power is planning to add 8.36 GW of new renewable capacity by 2030. Of this, 5,295 MW is wind power, including the 2 GW Wind Catcher project planned for Oklahoma, which will feature 800 GE 2.5-MW turbines. AEP also aims to develop 3,065 MW of new solar […]

Local Solar Company Building Emergency Power & Water Purification Units for Puerto Rico This Weekend (Feb. 10 & 11, 2018)

ReVision Energy Opening Its N. Andover, MA Facility for Volunteer Effort to Help Puerto Rico

Contact: Phil Coupe, 207-232-6595 or phil@revisionenergy.com

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North Andover, MA: Local solar installer ReVision Energy is welcoming a group of volunteers this weekend to its 7,000 s.f. facility in N. Andover to build portable emergency power and water […]

February 7 Green Energy News

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SpaceX’s big new rocket has blasted off on its first test flight, carrying a red Tesla sports car which it released into orbit. The Falcon Heavy rocket rose from the same Florida launch pad used by NASA to send men to the moon. Falcon Heavy cut costs by returning the three main-stage boosters […]

February 6 Green Energy News

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A bipartisan group of New Hampshire lawmakers wants Gov Chris Sununu to support another big power line in the state, now that the future of the Northern Pass project is in doubt. They support National Grid’s Granite State Power Link, a competitor to Northern Pass that is still in the early stages of […]

GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES MORE THAN 1,000 PERCENT GROWTH OF SOLAR POWER IN NEW YORK

GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES MORE THAN 1,000 PERCENT GROWTH OF SOLAR POWER IN NEW YORK

Since 2011, Solar Growth Leveraged $2.8 Billion in Private Investment, fueling 12,000 jobs Across the State

Announcement Made in Buffalo at the Largest State-Supported Solar Project at a Public School System

Increased Capacity Supports Governor’s Mandate for 50 […]