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Vermont’s Successful Net Metering Program Threatened

By Johanna Miller

Net metered solar array at Cold Hollow Cider

Net metering is one of Vermont’s most successful renewable energy programs. It makes it possible for Vermonters interested in generating their own renewable power — most often solar — to put a system on their home or property and offset their electric […]

As part of an Energy Retrofit, Solar IS Going Back On the White House … just as promised

Solar, energy efficiency of the building, Hybrid cars are all cutting the whitehouse greenhouse gas emissions. Why? Climate Change! […]

Brewery founder to speak today at Solar Garden Party

Reposted from Foster’s Daily Democrat:

Saturday, September 28, 2013 By Ella Nilsen

PORTSMOUTH — A talk by local entrepreneur and award-winning beer brewer Peter Egelston will highlight a “Solar Garden Party” gathering in Portsmouth today from 2 to 6 p.m.

The event is sponsored by Seacoast Area Renewable Energy Initiative (SEAREI), a Portsmouth-based community building […]

Global Warming About to Claim Three Quarters of a Billion People

There have been five mass extinctions in the history of the Earth… all were provoked by geologically-sudden global warming. […]

US Wind Power Prices Down To $0.04 Per kWh

Reposted from CleanTechnica:

by Zachary Shahan

Anyone who tells you wind power is expensive is crazy. Wind power is the cheapest option for new electricity generation in many if not most places in the world, including much of the US. That would indeed help to explain why the […]

100% Renewables Policy Institute

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Mission Founded to study and advance the global transition to sustainable 100 percent renewable energy. Latest News July 7, 2013 Alternative Energy eMagazine Interviews Renewables 100 Policy Institute Founders. July 1, 2013 […]

Happy Birthday Mr. President!

Happy Birthday Mr. President… May you make all the right choices this year and make this your best year yet… […]

Northwest Stave River run-of-river hydropower project secures financing

Current run-of-river site on the Upper Stave River. From the Innergex website (link below).


By Editors of Electric Light & Power/ POWERGRID International

Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. closed a $72 million non-recourse construction and term project financing for the Northwest Stave River run-of-river hydroelectric project located in British Columbia, Canada.

The 17.5 […]

VNRC News – Building Community-Based Energy in Europe

VNRC is working in partnership with the Heinrich Boll Foundation to bring two European community energy experts to Vermont at the end of April — and to a public forum on April 27 in Burlington.

The goal is to connect these experts with as many Vermonters as possible to learn what we […]

SolarFest Pre-Festival Hands-on Workshop

SolarFest will offer a Pre-Festival Hands-on, In-depth Workshop again this summer. The course entitled PV203 – Solar Electric Design (Battery Based) will be offered in partnership with one of the oldest and most respected training organizations in the country, Solar Energy International (SEI). This five day course is scheduled for July 5 through July 9 […]