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New Hampshire’s Community Power Movement Expands

Stratham, NH unanimously voted yes to Community Power at the town meeting. (Courtesy photo)

Tom DeRosa

In a resounding testament to the growing momentum of community-driven energy initiatives, the Community Power Coalition of New Hampshire (CPCNH) has proudly announced twelve new towns that launched in March. This expansion brings local control, […]

The End of Coal-Burning Power Plants in New England is Here

Burning coal at the Merrimack power plant is over. (Granite Shore Power)

George Harvey

Granite Shore Power (GSP), owner of the Schiller (Portsmouth, NH) and Merrimack (Bow, NH) coal-burning power plants made an agreement with the Environmental Protection Agency to close both plants. The Schiller plant will be officially closed in […]

A Second Life for Wind Turbines

Westmill Co-op. (Ivana in York/Flickr)

Many turbines rely on high-demand rare-earth minerals. A new Department of Energy program aims to keep them out of landfills.

Maddie Stone

Every year, hundreds to thousands of megawatts worth of wind turbines across the United States get a facelift. These aging turbines have their […]

REV2024 Conference Request for Proposals is Open!

The REV2024 Conference will be on Wednesday and Thursday, October 16 & 17 in Burlington, VT

For two days each fall, hundreds of business leaders, policymakers, regulators, academics, and community organizers from throughout New England focus on building an equitable, integrated, 100% renewable energy economy. We hope to see you there!

Speaking Proposals Take a […]

Offshore Wind Power Moves Forward in NYS

Offshore wind. (AdobeStock/366215509)

George Harvey

The United States is finally starting to develop its offshore wind power. At the beginning of 2023, the country had seven offshore wind turbines, a tiny fraction of the numbers already built by other countries. Nevertheless, the momentum for the industry is growing, and that is especially true […]

Michigan Senate votes to override local decisions on wind, solar energy

From Bridge Michigan:

Wind turbine farms have caused local controversies throughout Michigan. After a Senate vote Wednesday, permitting power for the projects will likely soon shift from local communities to the state’s Public Service Commission. (Bridge file photo)

The Senate Wednesday approved bills to shift permitting authority over wind, solar developments to the […]


Outlines Comprehensive State Actions to Lay the Foundation for Future Industry Growth

Supports Progress Toward Achieving New York’s Climate Act Goals Including Obtaining 70 Percent of State’s Electricity from Renewable Sources by 2030

Governor Hochul today announced the release of a new 10-Point Action Plan to expand and support the growing large-scale […]

USDA Rural Development Funds New Hampshire and Vermont Grantees

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Part of Biden-Harris Administration’s $808 Million Investment to Strengthen Infrastructure, Create Jobs Throughout U.S.

On August 28, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) State Director of Rural Development in Vermont and New Hampshire, Sarah Waring, announced […]

Avast, Mate – Sail Ho!

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On August 1, the Pyxis Ocean set sail, under sail, on its maiden voyage from China to Brazil.

Martin Wahl

The 2017 Mitsubishi bulk cargo ship Pyxis Ocean, chartered by Cargill, was retrofitted by Norway’s Yara […]

Maine Offshore Wind to Supply Half of Electric Needs

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George Harvey

Maine Governor Janet Mills signed into law LD 1895, a bill to advance offshore wind energy in the state, procuring 3,000 megawatts of offshore wind capacity by 2040. This is an important development that could supply […]