Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

NHDOE FUNDING OPPORTUNITY

$1,000,000 in LMI Community Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Project Grants

NHDOE issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) seeking proposals for community solar photovoltaic (PV) projects that will provide direct benefits to New Hampshire low, moderate, or low and moderate income (LMI) residential electric customers who reside within the same electric distribution utility service territory.

Proposals must […]

PAREI Hosts Relocation Celebration on Saturday, November 18th

The Plymouth Area Renewable Energy Initiative (PAREI) has completed the interior renovation of the west end of the former Brimstone Building, and they invite you to join in their celebration of their new office location! On Saturday, November 18th from 2:00pm – 4:30pm, there will be a ribbon cutting (2:30pm), free cider and popcorn, tours […]

Michigan Senate votes to override local decisions on wind, solar energy

From Bridge Michigan:

Wind turbine farms have caused local controversies throughout Michigan. After a Senate vote Wednesday, permitting power for the projects will likely soon shift from local communities to the state’s Public Service Commission. (Bridge file photo)

The Senate Wednesday approved bills to shift permitting authority over wind, solar developments to the […]

What happens when solar panels wear out?

Reprinted from Grist at What happens when solar panels wear out? | Grist

What happens when solar panels wear out? The majority end up in landfills. Advocates say we can do better.

In 2019, the nonprofit Michigan Energy Options had just put up a solar farm in the city of East Lansing — in […]

Squam Lakes Natural Science Center

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G.E.T. Staff

In 2016, when Squam Lakes Natural Science Center updated its Strategic Plan, an ambitious “50 by 30” pledge was made. The pledge was to achieve 50% of its energy consumption from renewable sources by 2030. The […]

Community Choice Aggregation, CPCNH and Tamworth, NH

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George Harvey

One thing that has been getting increasingly clear about energy is that those of us who don’t have solar power dominating our energy supply are probably paying too much for it, because the cost of renewable […]

Southern Vermont Solar

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George Harvey

Victoria Roberts and Simon Piluski, are the owners of Southern Vermont Solar (SVS).

Roberts got her introduction to the area of southeastern Vermont when she took a master’s degree at School for International Training. Piluski, […]

IRA Incentive Programs Make Solar Possible for Non-Profit Organizations

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George Harvey

Background and History for Incentives

The Energy Policy Act of 2005 created a 30% investment tax credit (ITC) of up to $2,000 for solar commercial and residential solar energy systems. It became active on January […]

New York State Auction of First Build-Ready Solar Project

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New York has a goal for 70% of its electricity to come from renewable sources by 2030. Clearly, that is very ambitious and a lot of generating infrastructure will have to be installed to bring it about. It will […]

Plymouth Area Renewable Energy Initiative in Plymouth, NH

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George Harvey

Perhaps there is one thing we could stress about PAREI, the Plymouth Area Renewable Energy Initiative. It is that no matter how you describe it, PAREI is more than a solar installation business.

PAREI only […]