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DOE Publishes a Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, Request for Comment, and Notice of Public Webinar Pertaining to Standards for Manufactured Housing

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has published a Federal Register supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking (SNOPR) to establish energy conservation standards for manufactured housing pursuant to the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA). EISA directs DOE to base the standards on the latest version of the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC), […]

Renewable Energy Vermont Welcomes Peter Sterling as Interim Executive Director

Peter Sterling joined Renewable Energy Vermont as Interim Executive Director this week. Over his career, Peter has established himself as an effective advocate on a range of issues including access to affordable health care, protection of our natural resources, and promoting economic justice.“There has never been a more urgent moment in the fight against […]

Impressive Solar Progress in New York State

The 6.1-MW array in Bethel, New York. (Courtesy photo)

George Harvey

One thing about some renewable energy technologies is how astonishingly quickly they can be developed. It is common for a developer to announce the start of a major development that is to be finished in six months, and follow that […]

Tide Power Generators to Drop Near Boston

Hull, MA became the first town on the eastern seaboard to sport a commercial wind turbine. The wind turbine is located at the tip of the peninsula next to the Hull High School and sports field. Note the white building where the wood pilings are seen for a possible deployment of the tidal-turbine-system, […]

The Largest Anaerobic Digester in the Northeast

A Vermont dairy farm, a Vermont utility, a Vermont college, and national energy innovators working together for the environment.

The largest anaerobic digester in the Northeast began full-scale production of renewable natural gas (RNG) this month at the Goodrich Farm in Salisbury, VT. (Glenn Russell/VTDigger)

George Harvey

The largest anaerobic digester in […]

Offshore Wind in New Hampshire Is On Track

Wind turbines at sunset. (makistock – AdobeStock_132194031)

Joshua Singer

The East Coast is on track to add more than thirty gigawatts of offshore wind (OSW) generation in the next 15 years, with the Biden Administration issuing an executive order that calls on our country to build new, clean American infrastructure to drive a […]

Hanover Community Power Aggregation Moves Forward

Hanover town officials at the town meeting held at Dewey Field (Photos are screenshots of the CATV coverage of town meeting)

George Harvey

Hanover, New Hampshire, started acting on a switch to renewable energy some time ago. Clearly, that happened long before 2017, when its residents voted at town meeting to […]

Community and Market-Based Renewable Energy Legislation Prevails

NH State House in Concord. (Wikimedia)

Commendation for Enduring Cross-Party Energy Leadership, Sen. Jeb Bradley and Hon. Clifton Below1

Henry Herndon

It has been a dramatic legislative session for those who follow energy policy in New Hampshire. As the dust settles, one particularly consequential energy bill emerges from the scrum […]

Information for vote Clean Energy at Hanover, NH Town Meeting in July

Hanover Community Power Webinar

So Just What Is Hanover Community Power? And What is “Electric Aggregation” All About?

Attendees at Hanover’s 2017 town meeting voted to become a Ready for 100 community, pledging to move the entire community to 100% renewable power by 2030 and renewable transportation and heating & cooling fuel […]

Big Batteries Enable Renewables

The Raccoon Mountain Pumped-Storage Plant is, in effect, a huge battery. (Tennessee Valley Authority)

George Harvey

In recent news on electricity storage, one issue that has come up repeatedly is how long the supply will last. For example, lithium-ion batteries are sometimes said to be impractical for storing electricity for more than a […]