City dwellers may laugh at the idea of putting solar on their roofs, but there’s an alternative: community solar.
A 375kW community solar installation atop a warehouse in Bronx, NY. Photo by Travis Tench.
This arrangement goes by many names, including shared solar, community shared solar, and community distributed generation (CDG), but […]
Town to Save $530K with Clean Energy Transition
Town of Newfields Solar Ribbon Cutting Friday, February 8 at 1 p.m. Newfields Village Water and Sewer District 7 Hervey Court, Newfields, NH AGENDA 1. Speakers: Catherine Nelson, Commissioner, Town of Newfields
Maggie Hassan, U.S. Senator
Martha Fuller Clark, State Senator
Bill Behrens, Co-Founder, ReVision […]
Russelectric, a leading manufacturer of automatic transfer switches and power control systems and solutions, announces that it will be attending the Solar Power Northeast Annual Conference, to be held February 5-6, 2019 in Boston, Massachusetts. Solar Power Northeast is the largest learning forum in the Northeast for the solar and energy storage industries regarding […]
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and the Clean Energy States Alliance (CESA) have released a new report, Design and Implementation of Community Solar Programs for Low- and Moderate-Income Customers.
The report reviews existing and emerging low- and moderate-income (LMI) community solar programs, discusses key questions related to program design, outlines how states can leverage […]
Saffron crocuses blooming in a raised bed within a Peck Solar array in New Haven, VT. Image: A. Ghalehgolabbehbahani, UVM.
A Win-Win for the Environment and Agriculture
Margaret Skinner, Bruce L. Parker and Arash
Ghalehgolabbehbahani, who demonstrated that saffron could be profitably grown in Vermont, have teamed up with Peck Solar to […]
A 6.3kW grid-tied solar electric system paired with two single zone Mitsubishi heat pumps in Bath, Maine. Image: Maine Solar Solutions.
Things are changing almost everywhere energy is used. Increasing numbers of people are switching to solar photovoltaics (PV) to power their homes. And increasing numbers are switching to heat […]
Grace Olsen at the REV Conference on October 18, 2018. Courtesy image.
Vermont has an ambitious goal to power the state with 90% renewable energy sources by the year 2050 in all sectors: thermal, electric, and transportation. As the state continues to pursue this goal, job training within the renewable energy […]
Integrity Energy LLC installed the solar system on the east and west-facing roofs to provide 100% of the energy needed for the EyeCare For You office in Bethel, VT. Photo: NR Mallery.
Usually, the choice for solar photovoltaic (PV) systems is to have them face due south or mount them […]
Note that this image is only a mock-up of what solar on Blaine House might look like. While it has been announced that the Governor’s house in Maine will be going solar in 2019, the design remains to be decided. Courtesy image of Revision Energy.
We at Green Energy Times often get quite […]
Pumped storage systems are used to enable baseload power systems to match grid deamnd. Now they can be used to enable renewable power systems to do the same job. The Raccoon Mountain Pumped-Storage Plant is shown. Tennessee Valley Authority image.
It is important to understand that thermal baseload power plants, […]