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New Hampshire Seeks IRA Grant to Help Low-income Residents Tap the Benefits of Solar

State is seeking $70 million in federal funding and partnering with housing advocates hoping to expand access to solar power for low- and moderate-income residents.

This solar project at the Mascoma Meadows manufactured home cooperative in Lebanon, New Hampshire is an example of the type of project that could get […]

Local Renewables Lower Electric Rates for All Granite Staters

CENH’s proposed net metering rate would add compensation for an additional 50% of the distribution rate for small generators (<100kW) and 50% of the transmission rate and 50% of the distribution rate for large generators (>100kW). These changes would result in improved economics for local solar, and would still result in $8 million […]

Community Power Coalition of New Hampshire Offers Lowest Rates for Third Consecutive Period

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The Community Power Coalition of New Hampshire (CPCNH) has announced a significant drop in its base electric rate for spring 2024. Member communities will see a 26% reduction in its base electric rate to 8.1¢ per […]

Pitney Meadows Community Farm Demonstrates Our Sustainable Future Is Today

“This is the world we can build. We can address climate change alongside other issues. It’s not going to cost you a ton of money. It might save you money. We’ll have cleaner air. We’ll have more energy security.” – Dr. Hannah Ritchie

High Peaks Solar designed and built a 34-kW […]

Saffron and Solar Farms: A Successful Agriculture Solution

Harvest with standard agricultural equipment operating between rows of solar panels. (Courtesy photo)

George Harvey

Farmers must work hard. People accept that to the point that it seems almost legendary. Farmers have to live with the realities of drought, floods, infestations of pests, late frosts in the spring, and early frosts […]

Municipal Solar in a Rural Small Town, Windham, Vermont

Old Meeting House, nowpowered by solar. (Doug Kerr, Wikimedia Commons, CC-BY-SA 2.0)

George Harvey

When someone familiar with rural Vermont thinks of a small community, the image that comes to mind might be very like the town of Windham. It is not the smallest town, as several Vermont towns are smaller, […]

Meet Your Solar Installer: ReVision Energy

Maineri home, complete with ground-mounted solar. (Images courtesy of ReVision Energy)

George Harvey

It seems that hardly an issue of Green Energy Times goes to press without some mention of ReVision Energy. That is only partly because ReVision is one of the largest solar installers in New England. The company is […]

Renewable Energy Seminar, Feb 8

You Are Invited!

Renewable Energy Seminar, CUNY City College Campus and Online

Thursday, February 08, 2024 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm (New York Time/EDT) Free, in person and online, registration optional (below)

Civil Engineering Department conference room, Steinman Hall Room 105

Dr. Richard Perez*, Sr. Researcher, Atmospheric Sciences Research Center, University at Albany, will […]

NH Municipal Solar Grant Program

NHDOE’s application for EECBG Program funding remains under review with USDOE.

NHDOE anticipates releasing an RFP for the Municipal Solar Grant Program sometime after that review in late winter 2024. The following are several Municipal Solar Grant Program highlights to give municipalities a sense of program expectations:

• Municipalities must wholly own the project site […]

New Hampshire seeks IRA grant to help low-income residents tap the benefits of solar

Solar array (Chelsea, Unsplash, cropped)

This article first appeared on Energy News Network and is republished here under a Creative Commons license.

New Hampshire’s Department of Energy has requested a $70 million federal grant to expand community solar programs for low-income residents, an infusion of funds that supporters said could lower energy bills, […]