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City of Keene, NH Deliberates 100% Renewable Energy Goal

On November 28th the Keene Municipal Services, Facilities, and Infrastructure Committee voted 4-1 to send the 100% Renewable Energy resolution to city staff to draft more formal language. Once rewritten, the resolution will make a return visit to the committee for passage before being sent to the full City Council for a vote. The goals […]

Solar & Wind Only Sources of New Capacity in September but Gas Dominates in 2018; Renewables Poised for Big Gains by 2021

SUN DAY CAMPAIGN

FIRST THREE-QUARTERS 2018:

SOLAR AND WIND PROVIDE 100% OF NEW ELECTRICAL CAPACITY ADDITIONS IN SEPTEMBER

BUT NATURAL GAS DOMINATES YEAR-TO-DATE PROPOSED RENEWABLES OVER THE NEXT THREE YEARS

TO NEARLY QUADRUPLE NET NEW CAPACITY FROM COAL, OIL, GAS & NUCLEAR COMBINED

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Wind Power Does Not Cause Global Warming

And two Harvard researchers did not suggest it does.

Image: Flickr (nate2b)

George Harvey

Two Harvard researchers published an article on wind power that drew rapid reactions from the press. A widespread interpretation of the articles by media was that they had shown that wind turbines somehow cause climate change. That is […]

Massachusetts SMART Program of Solar Incentives

George Harvey

Massachusetts is in the final stages of implementing a new set of solar incentives, the Solar Massachusetts Renewable Target, or SMART. Presentations are going on in Lenox and Amherst, as Green Energy Times is wrapping up its editorial work on the October issue. Until the new program is running, homeowners are […]

Huge Batteries Store Energy for Holyoke Gas and Electric

The new battery system that stores energy made from the solar at Holyoke Gas and Electric.

Green Energy Times staff

The old Mount Tom coal-burning plant. Wikimedia Commons.

The article, “From Dirty Coal to Solar Power,” (bit.ly/coal-to-solar) which appeared in the December 2016 issue of Green Energy Times, described what was […]

3rd Annual Renewable Energy and Sustainable Living Fair – NY

Our current administration continues to cut our environmental protections, the most recent being the plan to dissolve the EPA Office of the Science Advisor. We are now increasingly on our own.

I would urge everyone to take advantage of the 3rd Annual Renewable Energy and Sustainable Living Fair at Doane Stuart School on […]

Windpower Does Not Cause Global Warming

And two Harvard researchers did not suggest it does.

Open house at Georgia Mountain, Vermont

George Harvey

Two Harvard researchers published a paper on wind power that drew a rapid reactions from the press. A widely expressed interpretation of the paper in media articles was that they had shown that wind turbines […]

Upcoming Events:

1. Renewable Energy Vermont Conference and Expo REV’s annual conference brings together leaders from across all four major clean energy sectors; power, heat, transportation and efficiency. Topics include Design & Construction Best Practices, Policy & Regulatory Issues, Financial and Tax/Appraisal Updates, Project Siting, Stewardship, Adaptation, Code Compliance, Incorporating Renewables into New Construction, the Economics of […]

U.S. Production & Use of Non-Hydro Renewable Energy Set New Records in 1st Half 2018

SOLAR GROWS 25.4%; WIND UP 11.2%

BUT INCREASED USE OF FOSSIL FUELS

DRIVES CO2 EMISSIONS UP 3.3%

Non-hydro renewable energy sources (i.e., biofuels, biomass, geothermal, solar, wind) set new U.S. records for both production and consumption in the first half of 2018, according to a SUN DAY Campaign […]

2018 Renewable Energy & Sustainable Living Fair

Community Advocates for Sustainable Energy will hold its third annual Renewable Energy and Sustainable Living Fair at Doane Stuart School (199 Washington Ave, Rensselaer, NY) on Saturday, October 20th from 10 am – 4 pm. It is the largest event of its kind in the Capital District and beyond. This event is free and […]