What: 17th Annual Renewable Energy Vermont Conference & Expo Where: Sheraton Hotel, 870 Williston Road, Burlington, VT 05403 When: October 2nd & 3rd
For more than a decade, the Renewable Energy Vermont Conference has been the leading event for the renewable energy sectors in Northern New England. Organized by the nonprofit trade association, Renewable […]
Judith Enck will be the 2017 Renewable Energy & Sustainable Fair keynote speaker. Many other informative people will be presenting at this Fair too. The event will occur on Saturday, October 28 from 10 – 4 pm at Doane Stuart School 199 Washington Ave. Rensselaer, NY. Admission and parking are free.
Judith is […]
Image courtesy of the Sierra Club
By Rick Wackernagel
Mayors for 100% Clean Energy (www.mayors4cleanenergy.org), an initiative of the Sierra Club’s “Ready for 100” campaign, zoomed past a milestone last month. In the lead-up to the annual meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors, more than 120 mayors endorsed the initiative, well beyond the […]
Natural gas pipeline being buried. Image: geography.org.uk
By George Harvey
Ever since it was first proposed, the Addison Natural Gas Project (ANGP) has been drawing opposition. For example, 305.org, after listing a series of environmental and safety issues, concluded, “It will also lock Vermont into fossil fuel use for the foreseeable future–the pipeline […]
Beesley’s Point Generating Station, New Jersey. Photo: Smallbones, Wikimedia Commons.
By George Harvey
In May of 2015, at team from Stanford University led by Dr. Mark Z. Jacobson published a paper, “100% clean and renewable wind, water, and sunlight (WWS) all-sector energy roadmaps for the 50 United States” (Roadmaps). (http://bit.ly/stanford-fossil-free) The Roadmaps […]
Dallas-Based Skyven Technologies Named $1 Million Grand Prize Winner – Will Expand Business to the Southern Tier; Grow Southern Tier’s Clean Energy Economy
Competition Complements “Southern Tier Soaring” – the Region’s Strategic Plan to Generate Robust Economic Growth and Community Development
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the six winning companies […]
Stop NY Fracked Gas Pipeline (SNYFGP) the People of Albany United for Sustainable Energy (PAUSE/350.org) and the Sierra Club Hudson-Mohawk Group are organizing the largest indoor/outdoor Renewable Energy & Sustainable Living Fair ever held in the Capital Region. The Fair will occur on Saturday, October 28 from 10 – 4 pm at Doane Stuart School […]
Massachussetts and California to Join Hawaii?
By Chris Gillespie
While the new presidential administration and congressional majority are hard at work in Washington D.C. stripping environmental agencies of their federal funding, some state leaders, bolstered by economic evidence, are already busy introducing legislation to lessen and abolish their states’ use of fossil fuels.
The Town of Hanover, New Hampshire last night voted to establish a goal of transitioning to 100 percent clean and renewable energy by 2050. The article approved at Tuesday’s town meeting sets a community-wide goal of transitioning to 100 percent renewable electricity by 2030 and a 2050 goal of transitioning heating and transportation to run […]
Sheep graze beneath wind turbines. Photo: Creative Commons
By George Harvey
Some people never seem to tire of talking about how ruinous wind turbines are to our views of ridge lines. Unlike arguments about deaths of birds, property values, or “wind turbine syndrome,” which can be objectively addressed, the question of views […]