Jack Bingham’s house in Barrington, NH (Jack Bingham)
Jack Bingham’s house is a direct result of the research he conducted at the University of New Hampshire on how heat pumps can make greenhouses usable in the winter. Most greenhouses are either shut down in winter or are inefficiently heated […]
New Hampshire households are about to get hit hard, really hard, by rate hikes that will increase electricity bills by an average of more than $70 a month. These unprecedented rate hikes reflect surging natural gas prices and New Hampshire’s ill-fated decision to tie its electricity prices to volatile fossil […]
To help preserve our planet, Sustainable Lebanon has launched a Second Tues at Seven Speaker Series (via Zoom).
Speaking this Tuesday, August 9th at 7 pm will be Rob Anderegg, author of “Turning Intentions into Actions: A Homeowner’s Guide to Long-Range Energy Planning.”
By budgeting for energy use, homeowners can begin to make long-range […]
When Congress passed last year’s Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), also known as the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill, the stage was set for a very different future in terms of how the United States viewed its responsibility to climate change. With historic investment in clean energy transmission, the first ever […]
The Wallace-Brill net-zero home is a post and beam construction. (Wes Golomb)
Wes Golomb and Bob Irving
Our society’s well-being is dependent upon our ability to move from a fossil-fuel economy to an economy based on sustainable energy. A path to this goal can be described as the “three-legged […]
We are looking forward to seeing you on Thursday, May 12, 7-8:30 pm for an Upper Valley Local Energy Showcase, hosted by Vital Communities, free, online, and open to all.
Click here to register!
The showcase will feature inspiring stories of local energy action from across our region. Instead of […]
Freeing Energy, How Innovators are Using Local-Scale Solar and Batteries to Disrupt the Global Energy Industry from the Outside In by Bill Nussey, Mountain Ambler Publishing, 2021.
Review by Janis Petzel, M.D.
Freeing Energy by Bill Nussey couldn’t have come out at a better time. As our elected representatives […]
that Accelerate Renewable Energy Adoption and Grid Resilience
On October 13, 2021, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $61 million for 10 pilot projects that will deploy new technology to transform thousands of homes and workplaces into state-of-the-art, energy-efficient buildings. These Connected Communities can interact with the electrical grid to optimize their energy consumption […]
Owning and driving an electric vehicle (EV) has many benefits under the hood.
A quiet, more enjoyable driving experience from not having a combustion engine. Less expensive to maintain due to fewer moving parts. Regenerative braking that re-charges the battery. Higher performance that’s more fun to drive. Runs cleaner with zero […]
Hanover, New Hampshire, has a Community Power Electric Aggregation Plan up for a vote at town meeting on Tuesday, July 13. This is an important issue, but it is not hard to understand. You can learn about it at the website of Sustainable Hanover, HERE.
Article #18 on the warrant for the 2021 […]