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We Worry About the Wrong Things

LNG tanker Berge Boston in Boston Harbor in January. A congressional study questions how prepared the government is to handle a terrorist attack on an LNG facility. Photo: Luke Pinneo, U.S. Coast Guard

Joanne Coons

It was a special day. I got to go to Boston to attend the NESEA Green Building Conference in […]

Gas Pipelines in New Hampshire: Another One Gone and Another One Bites the Dust

House destroyed by a gas explosion in the Merrimack Valley, 2018. This was one of 40 buildings damaged or destroyed by explosions or fires resulting from a pressure surge. Photo: National Transportation Safety Board.

George Harvey

Whether it is court decisions, potential customers fading from view, or just mysterious decision making, companies […]

VT-based ‘The Peck Company’ is in the News Again

Jeff Peck rings the opening bell on the day The Peck Company (S. Burlington, VT) went public. Photo: The NASDAQ Stock Market.

George Harvey

The Peck Company has been of special interest here at Green Energy Times (GET) for a long while. It has been one of our supporters, but it has […]

RELiON Battery Joins 1% for the Planet

RELiON Battery, to donate 1% of annual sales to environmental causes

On July 30, 2020, RELiON Battery announced that they have become a member of the international non-profit organization, 1% for the Planet, (http://bit.ly/1pct4planet) pledging to donate 1% of annual sales to fund eco-friendly, earth-conscious causes and organizations around […]

News From the SUN DAY Campaign:

Latest FERC Data For First Half Of 2020:

Renewables Are 57.1% Of New U.S. Generating Capacity

Renewables Are Sole Source Of New Capacity In June Over The Next Three Years,

Renewables Will Add Over 56,000-MW Of New Capacity

Wind And Solar Will Each Provide A […]

SUN DAY Campaign: Renewables Hit New Record!

Provide More Than One-Quarter Of U.S. Electricity

Washington DC – Renewable energy sources (i.e., biomass, geothermal, hydropower, solar, wind) produced significantly more electricity than either coal or nuclear power during the first five months of 2020, according to a SUN DAY Campaign analysis of just-released data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA).

In May […]

Connected Communities: A Multi-Building Energy Management Approach

Thursday, July 30, 2020, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET

Hear from experts at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Building Technologies Office, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, and Rocky Mountain Institute about the results of their recent study on connected communities. The white paper—Connected Communities: A Multi-Building Energy Management Approach—explores factors that influence the development […]

2040 Film: Free Virtual Screening: Tuesday Aug 18th 6:30pm-8:30pm

Monadnock Food Co-op and Monadnock International Film Festival (MONIFF) will co-host a virtual screening of the documentary film 2040. This film explores what 2040 could look like if nations embraced solutions like regenerative agriculture, renewable energy, and climate justice. The film asks viewers to explore “What’s Your 2040?”

The film starts at 6:30 p.m. and […]

More Power Is Coming from Renewables Than from Coal

Wind turbine and coal smoke stack. Roland Peschetz, Wikimedia Commons. https://bit.ly/coal-vs-wind.

George Harvey

In the first quarter of 2020, renewable power sources produced more electricity than coal in the United States, according to information from the Energy Information Administration. Given that winter is one of coal-fired power’s most productive times, this is […]

VT Renewables Set New Records in New England & US

Helping Economy & Climate

Montpelier, VT – New data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration shows renewable energy use exceeded coal for the first time since 1885. Vermont and New England mirror the national trend toward increased reliance on renewable electricity. Across New England, tens of thousands of consumers have been inspired to adopt […]