by Ron MacDonald
With the House of Representatives passing the America COMPETES Act, which seeks to make the U.S. more competitive with other countries including China, it also includes provisions from the CHIPS for America Act which would give $52 billion to semiconductor chip manufacturers with the goal of bringing the production of chips back […]
Largest Renewable Energy and Transmission Projects in New York State in 50 Years
Projects Will Deliver Up to $5.8 Billion in Benefits Statewide Including Greenhouse Gas Reductions and Air Quality Improvements and Reduce the City’s Fossil Fuel Electricity Generation by More Than 50 Percent in 2030
Will Create 10,000 High-Quality Jobs and $8.2 […]
The 2022 Renewable Energy Vermont (REV) conference, Our Clean Energy Future in a Changing World: Resilient, Inclusive, Secure will take place October 27 & 28 in South Burlington, Vermont. The largest comprehensive renewable energy event in New England, REV’s annual conference and expo convenes business, policy, and finance experts from across the region. This […]
Since wind and solar output tend to peak at night and day respectively, they are highly complementary clean energy resources. (Photo: alcse.org)
Vermont’s electric sector is estimated to contribute only 2% of our climate-change-causing greenhouse gas emissions- seemingly insignificant compared to the whopping 74% of emissions coming from our […]
Electric motor, 1837, patent model by Thomas Davenport. Exhibit in National Museum of American History, Washington, D.C. (Wikimedia/Daderot)
In February 1837, Thomas Davenport of Brandon, Vermont was awarded the world’s first patent for an electric motor. The time has come for us to celebrate his achievement as a landmark […]
U.S. Renewable Energy Production In 2021 Hit an All-Time High
Washington D.C. – Domestic production and consumption of renewable energy (i.e., biofuels, biomass, geothermal, hydropower, solar, wind) reached an all-time high in 2021, according to a SUN DAY Campaign analysis of new data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA).
The latest […]
Highview Power cryogenic power plant for Vermont. (Courtesy image)
Our least expensive and least polluting forms of electricity generation happen to be intermittent or variable. We can bring them up to being highly reliable, highly responsive forms of energy by the simple addition of energy storage. But a question […]
Today, Reuters Events today released further details on their flagship energy meeting for 2022, which has fast become the world’s most prestigious focused energy transition event. Global Energy Transition 2022 (June 14 – 15, New York), will unite chief executive officers and senior stakeholders from the energy, industrial and government spheres to help global […]
Below is an op-ed from Renewable Energy Vermont
Vermont’s electric sector is estimated to contribute only 2% of our climate change causing greenhouse gas emissions- seemingly insignificant compared to the whopping 74% of emissions coming from our transportation sector and from the energy we use to heat and cool our homes and businesses.
But this […]
Medical tools include stethoscope and laptop. Photo by National Cancer Institute, Unsplash. bit.ly/3l90nsy.
Concerns about the health issues relating to the use of fossil fuels have been around for years. Nevertheless, many people do not know how bad things can get – or are.
In October 2016, the […]