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Hanover Community Power Vote on Tuesday

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 […]


Train Station, 50 Depot St., Bellows Falls, VT

The Bellows Falls Farmers Market is pleased to extend its regular season with a series of winter markets! On Friday, November 15th, the Bellows Falls Farmers Market will hold its first winter market of the season. The market will be held indoors at the Train […]

GMP awards CSJ Solar Farm contract to Positive Energy

Green Mountain Power has selected Positive Energy, a solar developer with offices in Poultney, Vt., and Granville, N.Y., to build the College of St. Joseph Solar Farm atop the Rutland college’s athletic center.

“Positive Energy provided a very competitive quote, using American-made materials, local labor and some creative thinking, and won the contract over a […]

Sanders, Weinberger Highlight First Use of Innovative Energy Efficiency Program

BURLINGTON, Vt., March 29 – U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) today recognized the first business to participate in an innovative financing program that helps pay for energy efficiency improvements.

Authorized by a Sanders provision in a 2011 appropriations bill, a $1 million grant to the Burlington Electric Department […]

Energy retrofit program Feb. 19 at 7 p.m. in Corinth

Dear Corinth friends (apologies to those from other, equally wonderful towns),

Please come to the Corinth Town Hall TONIGHT at 7 p.m. to learn about the PACE proposal. At Town Meeting, in March, citizens will have a chance to designate Corinth as a Property Assessed Clean Energy district. PACE may represent a great opportunity for […]

PAREI Button Up NH Workshop

Plymouth Area Renewable Energy Initiative

Please Attend

Button Up NH Workshop Thursday, February 7th Pease Public Library 6:30-8:00pm Refreshments provided by Local Foods Plymouth

The Plymouth Energy Commission, Plymouth Better Buildings and PAREI are hosting a free Button Up NH weatherization workshop where participants will learn basic building science concepts and learn […]

Events of the Bradford Conservation Commission


February 4, 2012 • The Colatina Exit Bradford, Vermont • 6:30pm Movie Begins Come early to order food and drink

Watch the trailer at “In an oil-scarce world, we know there are sacrifices to be made in the pursuit of energy. What no one expected was that […]

Local Solar-Powered Bookstore Happily Shares with the Community

Warner, NH is a unique example of what community and local is all about. How many times have you seen a sign on the door of your local bookstore that reads: “Come On In. Close the Door. We are SOLAR Air Conditioned”? They not only welcome the community to come on in to get some […]

Follow the Money

Keeping it local

by George Harvey

Money used for electric power can flow out of a region’s economy, or it can stay local. If it flows out, other money needs to flow in to replace it, but it need not flow out.

We might consider the example of the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant (VY). […]



On Tuesday, June 5, 2012, at 11 a.m. a press conference will be held at the Vermont Workers Center at 294 N. Winooski Avenue in Burlington to announce the launching of the Vermont Fair Food Campaign. This important new labor and human rights […]