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NYSERDA and Citizens Energy Announce Completion of 1.4-Megawatt Solar Project to Serve Upstate Cerebral Palsy in Oneida County

Project to Offset Nearly All of Upstate Cerebral Palsy’s Electricity Load

Supports Governor Cuomo’s Green New Deal Goals to Obtain 70 percent of the State’s Electricity from Renewable Sources by 2030, Including the Installation of 6,000 megawatts of Solar by 2025

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) and […]

Winner of 76West Grand Prize

Unveils Innovative New Solar Solution Skyven Intelligent Mirror Array™ installed at Copses Farm in Valley Falls, New York

Ken Desbois from the Radiant Store in Troy, NY installed this renewable industrial steam solar system at Copses Farm in Valley Falls, NY. Photo courtesy of Terrence Moag.

George Harvey

The New York State […]

Solar Power and Farming Work Together Beautifully

Test of solar over crops. Image courtesy of the Fraunhofer Institute.

We have seen a number of studies from the Fraunhofer Institute in Germany that look into combining solar power and agriculture on the same land. They show that some crops, such as hay, can be grown as well under solar panels […]

Best Roofs for Solar

Rooftop solar arrays on shingled roofs, which are generally ideal roofs for solar, but other roofs are also good. Installed by Apex Solar. Courtesy photos

Taylor Kimbrell

Solar photovoltaic (PV) power is a great option when looking to reduce your energy bills and carbon footprint. As with any project for your home, […]

Boys & Girls Club of Manchester Gets Solar Arrays

Members and staff of the Boys & Girls Club of Manchester gather at the new Stebbins Family Hall at Camp Foster in Bedford.

Green Energy Times Staff

The Boys & Girls Club of Manchester has three new solar arrays at two New Hampshire sites. ReVision Energy, which has offices in Maine, New Hampshire, and […]

Solar Business in a Box

David Blittersdorf

We often get asked, “when is the best time to go solar?” Our answer is always a resounding “now!”

For the planet, there has never been a bad time to go solar — with the carbon crisis we’re facing, our planet needs more renewables, and fast.

For the individual though, there is currently […]

Lithium vs. Lead-Acid Batteries

Comparing Total Cost of Ownership

Craig Quentin, Applications Engineer, RELiON Battery

Compared to lead-acid batteries, lithium iron phosphate (LiFePO4) batteries offer users practical advantages such as lighter weight and hands-off operation. These batteries also have longer lifetimes which makes for far less frequent battery replacements and service calls.

But many first-time buyers of LiFePO4 batteries […]

Norwich Union Village Solar

A First of It’s Kind Mixed-use Community Residential and Commercial Project

Owners on tour of their photovoltaic system and guests. Photos courtesy of Norwich Solar Technologies.

George Harvey

The Norwich Union Village Solar Project (NUVSP) in Vermont went online in August. It is a mixed-use community residential and commercial project, […]

Let’s Help with Relief to the Bahamas — with Solar and Donations of Other Essentials

ReVision Energy to send solar-powered emergency relief trailer to Bahamas; asking community for donations of hard goods and other essentials In response to the Hurricane Dorian disaster, ReVision Energy is sending an emergency solar power unit to the Bahamas that will provide 24/7 electricity for lighting, critical medication refrigeration, cell phone and laptop charging, […]

NABCEP AND INTERSOLAR NORTH AMERICA PARTNER TO BRING INSTALLER-CONTRACTOR CEUS TO SAN DIEGO IN 2020

Intersolar North America, the first major solar + energy storage trade show event of the year, announced today a new partnership with the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP). Eligible PV professionals will be able to attend the Intersolar North America expo hall for free at the San Diego Convention Center from February […]