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Learning Intensive Develops Professional Skills

Acadia LeBlanc ’19, left, and Stephanie Malicki ’18, right, engage with community stakeholders to gather feedback and support for Franklin’s green infrastructure. Image: Michael Seamans

Jennifer White and Stacey Doll

Hands-on learning and transformational experiences are cornerstones of a Colby-Sawyer education, and through the Sustainable Learning Initiative (SLI) at Franklin, more than 280 students […]

Massachusetts Schools Awarded Funds for Clean Energy Education Programs

Greater Lawrence Technical School. Courtesy photos.

The Baker-Polito Administration announced $480,000 in funding to three high schools for hands-on learning and academic training programs that prepare students to pursue clean energy in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) programs in higher education and careers. The funding was announced at at MassCEC’s New Bedford […]

Five Colleges Cooperate for Solar Power

Hampshire College solar array. Photo: Hampshire.edu.

Hampshire College

By George Harvey

Five New England colleges have joined forces in a solar power cooperative. Three of them, Amherst, Hampshire, and Smith, are in central Massachusetts. One, Williams, is in far western Massachusetts, and one, Bowdoin, is in Brunswick, Maine.

Together, they […]

Hobart and William Smith Colleges Go Solar

Solar Installations to Provide Significant Amount of Electricity for Hobart and William Smith Colleges Investment Complements “Finger Lakes Forward” – The Region’s Comprehensive Strategy to Revitalize Communities and Grow the Economy

Professor of Economics and Chair of Entrepreneurial Studies, Tom Drennen (right), at Hobart and William Smith Colleges talks to students during a site […]

Unlocking Innovative Design for Better Schools

The Kathleen Grimm School for Leadership and Sustainability, New York City’s first net-zero energy school building on the south shore of Staten Island. Image: www.arch2o.com.

The Advanced Energy Design Guide for K-12 School Buildings: Achieving Zero Energy (AEDG) was recently released to support elementary, middle, and high schools in their pursuit of zero energy […]

Hawaii Maui College on Track to be 1st Net-zero College

Over 750kW of PV carports installed at UH Maui College by HNU Energy was the first major step toward UH Maui College’s vision to become the nation’s first net-zero college campus. Courtesy HNU Energy.

By George Harvey

In June of 2015, Governor David Ige of Hawaii signed a set of laws relating […]

A Clean Energy Transition

Solar Advances Sustainability at Dartmouth College

An aerial view of the new solar panels on the roof of Berry Sports Center at Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH. Photo by Robert Gill.

by Charlotte Albright | Dartmouth News

Dartmouth is embarking on a path toward a low-carbon future with strategic investments in sustainable energy, waste […]

The Largest School Solar Array in Vermont

A flyover view of the St. Albans Town Educational Center’s array. Courtesy of SunCommon.

By Green Energy Times staff

The St. Albans Town Educational Center (SATEC) has an impressive new solar array on the roof. In fact, it can claim to be the largest solar array for any school in the state […]

Hollis, NH Public Schools – Solar on the Roof, Solar in the Classroom

A 125kW PV rooftop solar array at the Hollis, NH Upper Elementary School. Photo courtesy KW Management.

By Ted Vansant

“We can’t wait to start integrating the data from our new rooftop solar energy systems into the everyday curriculum at our schools,” says Nicole Tomaselli, Curriculum and Instruction Administrator for the Hollis, NH Public […]

Princeton University’s Microgrid is Still an Inspiration

East Pyne Hall, Princeton University. Photo by Andreas Praefcke, Wikimedia Commons

By George Harvey

In 1996, Princeton University replaced its old coal-fired heating plants, which had been around since the 1920s, moving to natural gas as a fuel source. This was not a simple change, however, as it had a set of […]