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Energy Has a Diversity Problem. We’re Calling on the Solar Industry to Fix It

Solar is no longer a fledgling industry. It’s more important than ever to improve diversity in hiring, say NAACP’s Rosemary Lytle and Vote Solar’s Melanie Santiago-Mosier.

from greentechmedia.com

According to a February report from The Solar Foundation, despite recent federal headwinds, overall solar employment is more than double what […]

VT Solar Developer Helps Newport, NH Achieve Net Zero Energy Status

Newport, NH – Newport voters approved by a margin of 652 to 235 a 2.2-Megawatt solar energy project capable of providing the entire annual energy needs for Newport Town and School facilities. The solar installation will be the largest municipal project in New Hampshire and one of the state’s largest […]

NYS Assemblyman Englebright STOP Very Destructive Energy Resource (VDER) Crediting Mechanism

New legislation would keep net metering until 2021

“With Long Island solar installations dropping 44% between 2016 and 2017, now is not the time to introduce a new Value of Distributed Energy Resources System (VDER) crediting mechanism that causes confusion and unpredictability,” said Assemblymember Steve Englebright (D-Setauket). “The Public Service Commission (PSC) has badly […]

Solar PV for Massachusetts Farmers: Promise and Problems

A 16.8kW dual-use array completed in 2009 at UMass Amherst Stockbridge School of Agriculture in South Deerfield, MA. The crops directly underneath the solar panels produced yields comparable to crops in direct sunlight. These crops include tomatoes, beans, and lettuce, among others. Courtesy James Marley, Hyperion Systems, Fall 2017.

By Roy Morrison

The new […]

Solar Adds To Sustainability at Newmont Farm’s Fairlee, VT Location

A mid-summer evening at the main Newmont Farm location in Bradford, VT. Image courtesy of Newmont Farm

By Evan Lawrence

Newmont Farm, in Fairlee, Vermont, recently completed a photovoltaic system that will supply about half the farm’s electricity.

Walter and Margaret Gladstone bought the former Mallary Farm in 1987. Their son Will joined them […]

Community Solar for Community Action

New Solar Array Planned at SEVCA’s Westminster Location

Rendering of SEVCA’s 150kW solar array consisting of ground- and roofmounted systems. Image: John Ruvelson, RREAL

By Becky Himlin

Over 33 million American households struggle with energy poverty, forcing them to make difficult choices between home energy and other basic necessities, such as health care, housing, […]

Letter to the Editor – The Hub

To the editor:

We very much enjoy reading Green Energy Times. We get it at our local Glens Falls, NY YMCA.

The Hub. Courtesy photo.

We thought you may be interested in knowing about our recent solar installation in support of a business. Two AllEarth Renewables solar trackers were installed at […]

Solar Farms: Free Event

Solar Future, Solar Farms – Guilderland Public Library Saturday April 28, 1 pm expert presentations – Helderberg Room 2:30 exhibits by Community Solar Projects – Normanskill Room

What’s the latest news on Solar energy? How can energy consumers benefit from this limitless natural resource for your home or your business? Dr. Richard Perez, University […]

SOLAR ENERGY OPTIONS FOR EVERYONE – First United Methodist Church East Greenbush March 28

Community Advocates for Sustainable Energy (CASE)* is sponsoring a public forum about today’s diverse solar electricity energy choices on Wednesday, March 28th at 6:30 pm at the First United Methodist Church at 1 Gilligan Rd. East Greenbush. This event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be available.

Event moderator […]

GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES COMPLETION OF LARGEST COMMUNITY SOLAR PROJECT IN NEW YORK STATE

More Than 350 Households and Small Businesses to Benefit from Sullivan County’s 2.7 Megawatt Solar Array

Project Supports Governor Cuomo’s Mandate of 50 Percent of Electricity to Come from Renewable Energy by 2030

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the completion of the state’s largest community solar project which will result in reduced energy bills […]