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DOE Invests $61 Million for Smart Buildings

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 […]

Now that Climate Change is Here, How Do You Invest?

There’s no denying climate change any longer after the recent rash of climate events. (researchleap.com)

Todd M. Walker and Craig R. Walker

We’ve been warned since the ‘70s, of course. –although scientists and environmentalists called it “The greenhouse effect” back then. Over the years the debate raged over whether the impact from man-made […]

Greenvest Named “Best for the World” B Corp for 2021

Ranking in the Top 5% of Certified B Corps Worldwide.

Craig Walker, Financial Advisor and Todd Walker,Founder and Senior Advisor. (Greenvest®)

After little more than a year since being approved as a B Corp™, socially responsible investment firm Greenvest® has been named a Best for the World™ B Corp for their exemplary performance […]

Sustainability and the Arts at Sage Street Mill

The Mill in North Bennington, Vermont is bringing solar and arts to the area with the power of the sun. (Courtesy images)

George Harvey

The Sage Street Mill (the Mill) is a historic industrial site in North Bennington, Vermont. It is not something that a lot of people notice. Houses were built around […]

Agora Energy Technologies — Not Your Average Flow Battery

Redox flow battery. Image by Colintheone, CC-BY-SA 4.0.

George Harvey

Transitioning to renewable energy and eliminating the use of fossil fuels will be far easier if we have really good battery technology. The technology we have today is vastly superior to what there was around fifty years ago, but it will […]

Online Guide from CESA Explores States’ Efforts to Achieve 100% Clean Energy

On August 19, 2021, The Clean Energy States Alliance (CESA) released a Guide to 100% Clean Energy States (https://bit.ly/CESAStateGuidetoCleanEnergy). The Guide includes information about the goals, timelines, legislation, and plans of 18 states, plus the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, that have adopted 100% clean electricity goals. Together, these jurisdictions represent 44 percent of […]

When It Comes to Nuclear Power, “Advanced” Isn’t Always Better

A detailed UCS technical analysis raises safety, security, and sustainability concerns around new reactor technologies.

Russelville Power Plant in Arkansas. (Edibobb/Wikpedia)

Elliott Negin, Senior Writer for Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS)

Nuclear power proponents have long been prone to wishful thinking. Back in 1954, Atomic Energy Commission Chairman Lewis Strauss famously predicted that […]

Community Power Coalition of New Hampshire Incorporates

with Membership of 13 Municipalities and One County

Photo from left to right: Steve Holmgren, Durham; Ned Hulbert, Harrisville; Andrea Hodson, Harrisville; Everett Hammond, Lebanon; Julie Gilman, Exeter; Peter Kulbacki, Hanover; Lori Wilshire, Nashua; Kim Quirk, Enfield; John Tabor, Portsmouth; Doria Brown, Nashua; Andrew Maneval, Harrisville; Don Kreis, Consumer Advocate; Matt Miller, Pembroke; […]

Derry, NH Solicits Bids on 2.2MW Solar Farm

Governor Sununu Signs HB315, Expanding Municipal Solar Capacity to 5MW

Governor Sununu surrounded by members of New Hampshire legislature, Derry Town Council, NetZero Energy Committee and community members as he signed two renewable energy bills at the Derry Transfer Station on Aug 26, 2021. (governor.nh.gov)

Craig Lazinsky

Taking advantage of signed New Hampshire […]

Green Power Series: Solar Farms in the Northeast

Part I: Solar Farms Make a Difference with Renewable Power

meesphotography.com/Michael Mees/Flickr

Toby Martin

In the broadest sense, a farm can be defined as an area where something of sustainable value is deliberately propagated for human consumption, a concept that originated thousands of years ago with plants and animals when some people made […]