Wind Poised to Overtake Hydropower This Year and Renewables Likely to Surpass Nuclear in 2019 or 2020
SUN DAY Campaign
An analysis by the SUN DAY Campaign of the latest forecast data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), confirms continued strong growth in electrical generation by renewable energy sources (e.g., biomass, geothermal, hydropower, […]
The 100kW solar array at Lancaster’s waste water lagoon. Courtesy photo.
Spring is coming in the North Country. The Israel River, filled up by the recent snowmelt, runs heartily through downtown Lancaster, New Hampshire. Pedestrians in light sweaters and short sleeves stroll among the main street businesses, pausing in the […]
The lead-acid battery bank consisted of 24-2V batteries. All photos: N.R. Mallery
As Bob Dylan wrote, “The times they are a changin’…”. The change is now. Battery storage, on or off the grid today has produced a real game-changer. And my off-the-grid experience proves it.
In the beginning, I […]
U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan joined local leaders including, Catherine Nelson (in pink from the Town of Newfields) and NH State Senator Martha Fuller-Clark (in black and white stripped sweater) at the Newfields solar array ribbon cutting ceremony on February 8, 2019. Image: ReVision Energy.
Newfields Municipal Solar
Encore Renewable Energy, an integrated clean energy project development company in Burlington, Vermont, recently built two sizeable solar arrays in Vermont. One is a 745-kilowatt-peak (kWp) community array on land owned by Long View Forest in Hartland, VT. The other is a 200-kWp array on the roof of the […]
The Tackle Shack installed forty-one solar panels to produce 15,000kW annually, which is enough to offset the business’s entire electric demand. Photo: Sol-Air.
If you’re going fishing for the big one in Lake Sunapee, you might want to stop by the Tackle Shack on Route 103 in nearby Newbury, New […]
Peck solar installed a 500kW solar PV array on top of the parking lot expansion at Burlington International Airport in 2014. Courtesy photo.
I believe that there are many people, even in Vermont, who don’t think of Peck Electric as a big deal in the solar industry. They might think […]
Integrity Energy installed both this rooftop and the grount-mounted solar systems as part of the Solarize Bethel campaign. Photo: Courtesy photos.
The Solarize Bethel campaign was coordinated by Integrity Energy and the Bethel Energy Committee. It was started with a meeting in the Bethel, Vermont town hall on […]
Cedar Hill’s solar field was installed by Norwich Solar Technologies in November 2018. Courtesy photo.
Norwich Solar Technologies (NST) recently built three projects that are interestingly related. All three involve health care providers that chose NST to install new solar photovoltaic (PV) systems.
Solar system at Washington […]
AllEarth Renewables’ brand new PowerFlower is planned for limited release in Vermont during the summer of 2019. Courtesy photo.
Remember when solar was something some people wanted to hide away on their roofs or behind their homes or businesses?
Imagine this being something that we said, looking back with […]