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Plymouth New Hampshire Regional High School Energy Efficiency Upgrades

The Froling Energy crew stands by the new 42 ton wood chip silo which is 19 feet in diameter and 30 feet high.

School Administrative Unit (SAU) 48 in Plymouth, New Hampshire has just completed a $2 million energy retrofit project at Plymouth Regional High School. The project was designed by Energy Efficient […]

Montpelier Makes Progress Towards Net Zero 2030 Goal

By Kate Stephenson, Montpelier Energy Advisory Committee Chair

In 2014, Montpelier’s City Council adopted a bold and audacious goal—that the city would be completely “net-zero” by the year 2030—and be the first state capital to produce or offset 100% of its energy use with renewables. In the three years since establishing this goal, Montpelier has […]

Upper Valley Towns Moving Toward 100% Renewable Energy

Over 125 people participated in this aerial art photo in Hanover, NH to show their support for 100% renewable energy. Photo: Rob Strong.

By the Sierra Club Upper Valley Group

A future powered by 100% clean, renewable energy is technologically and economically feasible. As the prices of installing solar and wind equipment continues […]

Faced with Federal Climate Change Denial,

2,500 Industry Leaders Commit to Green Building


The opening plenary session, examining whole-systems focus, will be given by Dr. Craig Jones, of Circular Ecology. Courtesy photo.

As the federal government slips into climate change denial, sustainable energy practitioners in the northeast are increasingly committed to building more healthful, more durable, and more […]

Corporate Sustainability: Look Who Is Leading the Way

The Drive Toward Corporate Sustainability Increases Globally

At around 5MW, Apple’s new solar roof could make it among the biggest in the US. Photo:

by Hope O’Shaughnessy

As global sentiment continues to build for a more sustainable planet, corporations are increasingly adopting more sustainable business practices. The Paris Climate Agreement […]

Tesla and Panasonic Making Solar Cells in Buffalo

Rendering of the Tesla-Panasonic solar factory in Buffalo (Image by SolarCity)

By Green Energy Times Staff

With its acquisition of SolarCity, Tesla now makes solar cells and modules in addition to electric cars and batteries. It has entered into a partnership with Panasonic to begin manufacturing photovoltaic products in a facility […]

Financing Clean Energy in Vermont

Small steps can lead to important results.

A Vermont clean energy financing program could leverage more than $123 million – Graphs from the Union of Concerned Scientists.

By George Harvey

In December, The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) published a study, “Financing Clean Energy: A Powerful Tool for Driving Investment in […]

Nation’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm Gets Green Light

By Kit Kennedy, EcoWatch

With permission from EcoWatch

New York State made clean energy history on January 25, 2017, when the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) approved a contract for the nation’s largest offshore wind project, which will be located in the waters off Eastern Long Island. The approval is the first step toward […]

More Renewables in NYS

Projects will leverage nearly $1 billion in private investment and add enough electricity to power more than 110,000 homes. NYS’ 50% renewable by 2030 goal is getting ever-closer.

Hecate Energy is developing a 20 MW solar PV project in Greene County, NY. Photo: Hecate Energy.

On January 12, 2017, […]

Solar Power for a Signature

The Tolemac Solar Array. Photo credit Solar Source.

By George Harvey

Frank Grossman clearly enjoys doing beneficial new things. When he and his family moved to Hollis, New Hampshire (near Nashua), one of its existing features of their home was a solar hot water system. With the passing time, he decided […]