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Intersolar North America

We’re partnering with Intersolar North America! Register today to attend #isna2020 this February 4-6 in San Diego, CA—and get the knowledge you need to succeed in the new year.


NYS projects will bring 146 megawatts our way soon

Note from G.E.T. Publisher: This is an example for all governors to take note of and follow.

From Cortland Standard, November 30, 2019

New York — and Cortland County — is in the midst of a solar energy boom fueled by $1 billion in state funding as part of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s push for New […]

Upper Valley Haven, a Ray of Sunshine

LEED-certified Hixon Adult Shelter at the Upper Valley Haven. Photos courtesy of UV Haven.

George Harvey

This summer, the Upper Valley Haven (the Haven), a non-profit organization in White River Junction, VT that provides food, shelter, and hope for people addressing the challenges of poverty, was able to realize […]

Community Solar in the Connecticut River Valley

Newbury Scotch Hollow Community Solar.

George Harvey

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Norwich Solar Technologies (NST) has continued to move ahead with its community solar installations in Vermont. Some of that has been done with the help of its Community Impact Investor Group, which is made up of local impact investors, who […]

New York Solar Energy Society Conference

New York Solar Energy Society Conference: Energy Efficiency & Renewables: NY State Summit February 4, 2020 Hilton Garden Inn, Troy, NY, Osborne Auditorium – 235 Hoosick Street 7:45 am – 5:30 pm

*Electrifying Our Energy Needs

*New R & D *How to Achieve Net Zero

*Mass Transportation

*NYS Policy to Match the Goals of the […]

30% Solar Tax Credit Ends Soon… Add Solar by Year’s End

Are you considering adding solar to your home? Act now as every homeowner that installs a solar system this year will receive the benefit of claiming 30% on their federal taxes. After December 31, 2019, the federal tax credit will go down to 26% and within two years, the incentive could be 0% on a […]

The Biomass Controversy: Are there Options?

Carbon cycle. NASA image.

George Harvey

Dartmouth College has committed to being 100% free of fossil fuel use, and so it is examining a switch from heating with number 6 oil to use of biomass, which would allow it to continue to use most of the current heat distribution system. […]

Common Energy: Fulton County Community Solar

Oppenheim solar farm ribbon cutting: Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts of Little Falls and Dolgeville along with their troop leaders celebrate the ribbon cutting of the Oppenheim solar farm. From L-R: Andrew Bernstein, Kearsarge Energy; Chad Handy, landowner; Pastor Tom Jones, Bethesda Christian Fellowship; NYS Senator Jim Tedisco; Malcolm Bliss, Common Energy; Cindy Breh, […]

Grid-Tied Solar with Lithium Battery Backup

Energy Independence in East Jewett, New York

George Harvey

We do not see grid-tied solar systems with battery backup very often, and so they seem especially interesting when we do. High Peaks Solar, an installer based in Wynantskill, New York, brought one to our attention. It is […]

The Development of a Community Solar Project

Clifton Park, New York

At the ribbon cutting (L to R) Peter Bardunias, Southern Saratoga Chamber of Commerce (SSCC); Patricia Fahey, NYS Assembly Member; Mary Beth Walsh, NYS Assembly Member; Mark Richardson, CEO U.S. Light Energy; Scott Wiater, CEO Standard Solar, Inc.; James Tedisco, NYS Senator; Linda Tepper, Tepper Group and SSCC Member