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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.

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 […]

RPCS and Indiana Municipal Power Agency Partnership

To Complete Over 85 MW of Solar Tracker Projects

RP Construction Services, Inc. and the Indiana Municipal Power Agency have partnered on a number of solar arrays in Indiana. The project pictured is in Tell City. Its panels are mounted on DuraTrack HZ V3 single-axis solar trackers. IMPA Courtesy image.

(MONTEREY, Calif.) JUNE […]

REV2020 – RFP Deadline Extended to June 10

Calling Renewable Energy Experts!

The REV2020 Call for Proposals deadline has been extended to Wednesday, June 10. Sieze this opportunity to engage with other leading figures in the renewable energy sector and gain valuable exposure for your ideas.

Virtual sessions scheduled September through January will feature keynotes, panel discussions and networking opportunities. New this […]

Critique of Planet of the Humans

We think this may be the best critique of Planet of the Humans we have see so far.

Thanks to Steven Strong for suggesting it.

Renewable Energy VT News: NERA & FERC

In April, a shadow group calling themselves the New England Ratepayer’s Association (NERA) filed a petition with FERC to eliminate state renewable energy policy and net metering as we know it. If you have not been following the case closely, see this overview factsheet from our friends at Vote Solar. In brief, NERA’s filing argues […]

May 14 Green Energy News

Headline News:

“FERC Order Could Bar Offshore Wind From US Power Market” • A controvercial order the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued late last year could block offshore wind developers from the nation’s largest capacity market, analysts say. Now, states with ambitious clean energy goals say they are grappling with how to respond. [E&E News] […]