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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 […]

The Plainfield School Solar Project

Plainfield Elementary School. Courtesy photo.

By George Harvey

The Plainfield Elementary School, in Meriden, New Hampshire, is now being supplied with electricity from its own solar array. It was installed by Norwich Solar Technologies (NST), of White River Junction, Vermont, in the early autumn of this year.

The solar array is […]

Colby-Sawyer College Even Closer to Carbon Neutrality

ReVision Energy installed a 68.4-kilowatt solar array on the roof of Colby-Sawyer College’s new Center for Art + Design. Photo courtesy of ReVision Energy

By George Harvey

Readers of Green Energy Times (GET) should recognize Colby-Sawyer College as a long-time mover on renewable energy and climate change. GET has published articles on things going […]

The Northeast is Home to Some of the Greenest Universities in the Country

University of Vermont in Burlington, VT. Photo: Pixabay.com user

By Chris Gillespie

Data analysists at SaveOnEnergy.com recently assessed U.S. News & World Report’s 2017 list of Top 100 universities and ranked them based on their commitment to the environment and their success with sustainability initiatives.

Here are updates from some of the twenty-five “greenest” […]