WARNING TO NY SOLAR USERS: CHECK YOUR SOLAR TAX STATUS
It has come to our attention that some town boards in New York State have voted to eliminate the tax exemption from RP 487, or may not have submitted your form RP 487 to the state authorities.
This could have the effect […]
To Implement Clean Energy Programs
By Joanne Coons
NYSERDA’s (New York State Energy Research and Development Authority) Clean Energy Communities Program (CEC) offers a local opportunity to engage in energy savings, cost savings, create jobs and improve the environment. The program is clear to follow, offers motivating technical assistance and a handsome prize awaits the […]
udith Enck gives the key note address at the Renewable Energy and Sustainable Living Fair in Rensselaer, NY on October 28, 2017. Photo John Ciovacco of Aztec Geothermal, LLC.
By Joanne Coons
Judith Enck, former Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regional Director under President Obama, gave the keynote address at the 2017 Renewable […]
Georgetown University Energy Prize recognizes top-performing communities for increasing energy efficiency, reducing municipal and household energy budgets
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Montpelier, Vermont, is among 10 cities and counties that have advanced to the final round of the Georgetown University Energy Prize (GUEP), a national competition to rethink […]
Power lines downed by storms are an all-too-familiar sight lately. Wikimedia Commons
By Nancy Rae Mallery
If you have, or plan to have, a solar photovoltaic system, it is important that you address the question of what will happen when the grid fails. Without planning specifically for grid failure, most net-metered systems […]
Wind technician on the job Photo: Energy.gov
By George Harvey
The U.S. Department of Energy recently released data for employment in energy fields for January, 2017. According to the data, solar generation has grown to employ the most people of all generating technologies, with 373,807 nationwide; wind power took second place at […]
A 134-kW rooftop solar array was inaugurated in November 2017 at the DHMC’s Heater Road facility. The 378 solar panels will offset 10% of the electrical demand of the Heater Road DHMC building. Photo courtesy of Norwich Solar Technologies.
By Thaddeus Rumple
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC) in Lebanon, New Hampshire, has been […]
You are invited to attend a complimentary seminar at the Alnoba center in Kensington, NH. On December 6th at 7 pm, ReVision Energy’s Jeff Cantara will explore the technical challenges and outline the ways in which clean energy promotes sustainability and boosts the resilience of old New England properties. Participants entered to win free […]
ReVision Energy Partners with Amicus Solar Cooperative and Amurtel to Bring Solar Outreach Systems to Puerto Rico
Local solar installer ReVision Energy is partnering with Amicus Solar Cooperative, a nationwide purchasing cooperative of solar energy companies, and Amurtel, a non-profit working in disaster relief, to build Solar Outreach Systems (SOS) to […]
It has been brought to the attention of the G.E.T. staff that some NY communities are starting to tax solar installations. This will have the effect of discouraging solar installations and even can discourage people from moving to such an area or new businesses from moving to an area. You can submit NY Exemption Form […]