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NH Eat Local Month Events

This August, Monadnock Food Co-op will join the American Independent Business Alliance (AMIBA), New Hampshire Food Alliance, and partners throughout North America to amplify the Eat Local movement. Granite staters call this celebration NH Eats Local Month: nheatslocal.com.

A strong local food system keeps communities vibrant, economies growing, and landscapes healthy. When community members […]

Moultonborough, NH 2 MW Solar Just Keeps Getting Better

The NHEC Project Now Includes a 2.45 MW Battery for Storage

The 2.45 MW battery storage at the site of NHEC’s 2 MW Moultonborough Solar Array in New Hampshire (Courtesy image from New Hampshire Electric Co-op)

George Harvey

Last November, Green Energy Times published “Big, Bigger, Hugest,” an article about the […]

Act Today: Shape the Future of Energy in New Hampshire

The New Hampshire 10-year State Energy Strategy is due for an update and your opinion matters. Help steer New Hampshire towards a greener and brighter future by submitting a public comment to the Office of Strategic Initiatives.

Some initiatives that we hope to see more of:

• Increase the Renewable Portfolio Standard for Class II […]

Community-scale Permaculture Tour on May 23, 2021, Warner, New Hampshire

The Monadnock Region Permaculture Group Presents a Tour of an Emerging Community-scale Permaculture Project in Warner, NH.

When: Sunday, May 23, 2021, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Where: 22 Loud Lane, Warner, NH (Park along the road in front of the 1760 farmhouse and half deconstructed barn)

Details: Join Bret Ingold for a tour […]

Happy Earth Day to All!

Today the Biden-Harris Administration announced an investment of $490 million in climate-smart projects throughout the U.S. under four programs: the Water and Environmental Program (WEP), Rural Energy for America Program (REAP), Electric Loan Program and Higher Blends Infrastructure Incentive Program. Learn more about climate-smart projects in Vermont and New Hampshire below: ‘Food in Full […]

NHSaves Virtual Button Up Workshop: April 25, 2021

Part of Plymouth Area Renewable Energy Initiative’s Annual Meeting Series

Button Up New Hampshire, the popular home energy savings workshop series is coming virtually to the Plymouth Area. It will take place on Zoom on Monday, April 25th from 7:00 – 8:30pm including a live Q and A time. This free workshop is sponsored by […]

Town of Hanover’s Renewable Path

Closing in on 100% Renewable Energy

Hanover’s Grasse Road Solar Farm. This image shows the 702kW phase 1 solar array. Phase II will be sized at 1021kW. Courtesy image: Sustainable Hanover.

 

Robert Taylor and April Salas

In May 2017, Hanover residents endorsed a vision for achieving 100% renewable electricity by 2030, and […]

Edging Ever Closer to 100% Renewable

Hanover, New Hampshire

A 68 kW solar system at the Water Reclamation Facility in Hanover. Images courtesy of Sustainable Hanover, unless otherwise noted.

Nancy Serrell and Robert Taylor

“Change is happening,” says Yolanda Baumgartner, co-chair of Sustainable Hanover, the town committee working with officials to accomplish Hanover’s commitment to 100% renewable energy. “We […]

New Hampshire Sustainability Innovation Conference Recap

Randy Bryan

New Hampshire Climate Action (of the League of Conservation Voters) held a first NH Innovation Conference for Climate Solutions via Zoom on February 24. It was well organized by Seth Paulson-Sacks of Climate Action. Panelists were NH State Senator Tom Sherman, ReVision Energy’s Kimberly Quirk, University of New Hampshire’s Clay Mitchell, and me, […]

A Quick Assessment of Economic Impact of Electric Vehicles for New Hampshire

Source: Department of Energy at Energy.gov

Randy Bryan

One topic I did not spend enough time talking about at the New Hampshire Innovation Conference (see page 7 for more information) is how electric vehicles (EVs) can help New Hampshire’s economy. This economic view of clean technology is critical to reaching a broader audience […]