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End of “Net-Metering” Casts Shadow Over Future of New York Solar

By Lydia McMullen-Laird, The Indypendent, Published September 13, 2018 –

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On a bright August afternoon in Brooklyn, the sun beat down fiercely as New Yorkers scrambled for slivers of shade. Except for Shaugh Dolcy. The 43-year-old software developer proudly basked in the rays on the roof […]

New York Event: Rally & Petition for a Million Solar Strong!

On Tuesday, September 18th, join the Rally for a Million Solar Strong NY on the Million Dollar Staircase in the NYS Capitol.

This is a call to Governor Cuomo to build a #SolarStrongNY with one million homes powered by solar over the next five years! A million homes powered by solar will create local […]

Sustainable Energy Financial Incentives Available to New Hampshire Businesses

Renewable Energy Fund reopens rebate program for solar and wood energy; deadlines loom

NH businesses seeking to control energy costs by incorporating solar or biomass energy on-site can now take advantage of rebates up to $50,000-$65,000 through the state’s Renewable Energy Fund. Under the fund, managed by the NH Public Utilities Commission, rebates are […]

NYSERDA Announces New Municipal Solar Toolkit to Aid Municipalities in Developing Solar Projects on Underutilized Land

Toolkit Provides Guidance for Projects on Brownfields and Landfill Sites and Supports New Incentives Under the NY-Sun Megawatt Block Program Supports Governor Cuomo’s Mandate of 50% of Electricity to Come from Renewable Energy Sources by 2030 to Combat Climate Change

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) announced the newest chapter of […]

NH Solar Shares Receives Grant

Revision Energy will build the inaugural PV array

The artistic rendering of the NH Solar Shares solar picnic area includes the future Frosty Scoops seasonal ice cream stand that is currently in the planning process.

NH Solar Shares announced today that the NH Public Utilities Commission selected their proposal to fund – in part […]

Solar ‘On Golden Pond’

Solar Energy Helps SLA Provide More Conservation On Squam Lake

The proposed solar on the SLA main headquarters building.

The Squam Lakes Association (SLA) in Holderness, NH will be covering most of the south-facing roof of their headquarters building with a 33kW solar PV system. The solar energy produced on site will provide […]

Geothermal Heating and Cooling in New York

George Harvey

One of the spectacular successes of clean energy is that it is proving to be both least expensive and most comfortable. This is happening with increasing frequency across a number of technologies. One place where it is true is with heating and cooling.

We have known for some time that […]

Saffron and Solar Farms

A Win/Win for the Environment and Agriculture

Crocus flower; red threads are the stigmas, which when dried become saffron, worth $20 per gram. The yellow stamens and purple petals are used for dye and other purposes. Photo: I.T. Jansen-Lonnquist.

Margaret Skinner

The University of Vermont researchers who demonstrated that saffron could be profitably grown […]

America Falling Far Behind

Norway’s solar industry is thriving: Image

Our leaders like to talk about “American exceptionalism,” but America is not so exceptional when it comes to renewable energy. In fact, we are falling far behind.

Countries all around the world are demonstrating that a transition away from fossil fuels is not only possible, but is […]

Announcing SolarFest Workshops & Speakers

Saturday, Aug. 18th & Sunday, Aug. 19th, Stratton Mountain, Vermont Now’s the time to get excited: Go to and check out the rich workshops across six timely tracks Examine the lists of speakers and sponsors and their wealth of knowledge & experience Listen to the high-energy sounds of the Balkun Brothers and Gang […]