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June 2024 Programs and Events at Squam Lakes Natural Science Center

Kirkwood Gardens (courtesy photo)

Annual Breeding Bird Census

Wednesday, June 5

Session 1 – 5:30 to 8:00 a.m.

Session 2 – 8:00 to 9:30 a.m.

Holderness, NH – Squam Lakes Natural Science Center holds a birding census for teens and adults. For over three decades, the Science Center has conducted a census […]

New Hampshire Day at Squam Lakes Natural Science Center

New Hampshire residents receive $5 trail admission on Saturday, May 4

A docent shows off a Barred Owl to visitors on New Hampshire Day.

Squam Lakes Natural Science Center is pleased to host New Hampshire Day on Saturday, May 4 from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (last trail admission is in the 2:30 […]

NHSaves Button Up Workshops 2024

Would your town, business or organization in New Hampshire be interested in putting on a NHSaves Button Up workshop? This is a 1 1⁄2 hour presentation about improving the energy efficiency of your home. It covers energy saving tips and NHSaves energy efficiency programs. Learn about saving electricity, insulation and air sealing, energy audits and […]

EPA and DOE Name NHSaves® Utility Partners a 2024 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Award Winner

Utility partners nationally recognized for Sustained Excellence for their New Home Construction program for 11th consecutive year

The NHSaves utility partners Eversource, Liberty, New Hampshire Electric Cooperative and Unitil are proud to receive the 2024 Partner of the Year Award for Sustained Excellence – from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the […]

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 […]

USDA Deputy Secretary Torres Small to Travel to New Hampshire

Highlighting USDA’s Commitment to Renewable Energy and Lower Energy Costs for Rural Americans

Washington, D.C., December 18, 2023 – On Tuesday, December 19, U.S. Agriculture Deputy Secretary Xochitl Torres Small will visit Weare, New Hampshire, where she will visit a local business and meet with local producers and community leaders. There, she will […]

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, […]


$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 […]

National Weatherization Day Celebration in NH – October 4, 2023