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Norwich Solar Technologies – One of Vermont’s Best Places to Work

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, VERMONT, January 21, 2020 – – has earned the distinction of being named one of the 2021 Best Places to Work in Vermont. Vermont Business Magazine and the Vermont Chamber of Commerce announced this week the top Best Places to Work in Vermont 2021.

The awards program was created […]

W. S. Badger Company: Practicing Sustainability

The 486.7kW rooftop solar array at W.S. Badger is expected to generate approximately 600,000 kWh of clean electricity per year which will cover 100% of Badger’s electrical needs. Photos courtesy W.S. Badger.

George Harvey

The September issue of Green Energy Times had an article about a solar array […]

Big, Bigger, Hugest

Enlarging New Hampshire’s solar systems – in the field and on the roof

George Harvey

New Hampshire has a reputation of being slow when it comes to the uptake of solar power. The goals have been set, it seems, but some of the state’s utilities appear not to be particularly […]

Non-Profit Businesses Benefit from Solar Generation

George Harvey

A tax incentive reduces a tax bill. Obviously, the tax bill has to be big enough to make it attractive to reduce it. And obviously, that means that tax incentives are directly useful only to people or organizations that have sufficiently large taxable incomes. That might sound backwards. After all, it […]

Vermont Solar Expands State’s Pollinator Habitat

Mike Kiernan of Bee the Change plants in the solar fields. Photo courtesy Mike Kiernan

Renewable Energy Vermont

This summer marked a major milestone for Vermont solar’s collaborative efforts to restore pollinator habitat in our state. In July, Middlebury-based REV Member, Bee the Change teamed up with REV Member Green […]

Going Solar (Plus Storage): A Vermont Homeowner Shares Her Experience

The Ouellette home features 27 solar panels along with two Powerwall batteries. Courtesy photos.

By Janice Ouellette, Clean Energy Group

My husband Dan and I feel very fortunate to live in the “Green” Mountain State of Vermont. In recent years, programs have emerged that have brought clean, renewable and affordable energy to the […]

Off-Grid Solar Installations Increasing During the Pandemic

Commercial grid-tie array at Rek-Lis Brewing in Bethlehem NH. Photos Darren O’Meara.

George Harvey

The Covid-19 pandemic has had different effects on different industries. Some industries have been hit hard, and others found the time exceptionally profitable. We wanted to get a good idea of what is happening for the solar industry, […]

The Call for Participation is OPEN for SOLAR 2021!

Exciting news! The Call for Participation for ASES’ 50th Annual National Solar Conference, SOLAR 2021: Empowering a Sustainable Future is OPEN. Send in your proposal(s) before January 15, 2021 at ases.org/participate2021. The conference will take place August 3-6, 2021 in Boulder, CO on the University of Colorado, Boulder campus. Contact conference@ases.org if you have […]

SUN DAY Campaign News

Washington DC – According to a review by the SUN DAY Campaign of data just released by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), renewable energy sources (i.e., biomass, geothermal, hydropower, solar, wind) have dominated new U.S. electrical generating capacity additions in the first nine months of 2020.

Combined, they accounted for nearly two-thirds ( 64.1%) […]

Progressive Solar Energy and Sustainable Living

by Elen Gevorgian

COVID-19 turmoil once again restated the human priorities, becoming a game-changer in the energy industry. No wonder that after COVID- 19 lockdowns, countries experience an increase in the use of renewable energy. In less than ten weeks, renewable energy consumption in the US has increased by around 40%. Today renewable energy constitutes […]