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Cannabis Farm Lowers Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Maine Solar Solutions installed a 10-panel rooftop solar array on the garage at Upward Organics. This adds to the 15-panel ground-mount solar array installed previously for a total of 9.25kW. (Karen Alterisio)

George Harvey

It was not all that long ago that federal and state laws were pretty unforgiving of those […]

Sundog Solar Makes Sustainable Music at Snow Pond

A solar feat with and a portent of things to come

Micheal Franti Concert at Bowl in the Pines. (Snow Pond)

George Harvey

Snow Pond Center for the Arts is a truly remarkable place. It sits in Sidney, Maine, a town with a population of 4,650, in the central part of […]

Solar Cell Pioneer Wins Millennium Technology Prize

Scientia Professor Martin Green of the UNSW Sydney, Australia receives the 2022 Millennium Technology Prize. (Courtesy photos)

The 2022 Millennium Technology Prize has been awarded to Scientia Professor Martin Green of the UNSW Sydney, Australia, for his innovation that has transformed the production of solar energy.

The €1 million […]

France Requires Parking Lots To Be Covered in Solar Panels

Solar covered parking lot at Disneyland, Paris. (Jay Black, Unsplash,

Why aren’t we doing this here?

George Harvey

In November, the French Senate passed legislation that mandated installation of solar covers over large parking lots. All parking areas with spaces for 80 cars or more will be subject to new […]

Green Earth Energy, Brandon, Vermont

This home in Shrewsbury, VT has a 9.0 kW system with microinverters providing solar credits to offset the home’s energy consumption for the past eight years. (Courtesy photos)

George Harvey

Green Earth Energy (GEE) is a very unusual business. Based in Brandon, Vermont, it is a subsidiary of McKernon Group. We […]

Solar to Float in Cohoes, New York Reservoir

Cohoes water reservoir. (Google Earth via NREL)

George Harvey

Cohoes, New York, is a working-class city with a population of about 17,000. Its municipal electricity bills run to $660,000 per year. People have looked at how to use clean energy to provide power to the city from a local source, but […]

Maine Solar Solutions Partners with Habitat for Humanity

Sam Zuckerman (on left), owner of Maine Solar Solutions with Gaberiel, Alicia and Derek Harmon along with Amy Nucci, executive director of Habitat for Humanity. (Emily Ferrick, The Climate Initiative)

Introduced by George Harvey

In the pages of Green Energy Times, we have mentioned before that Sam Zuckerman and his company, Maine Solar […]

Renewables and Energy Storage Have Arrived, Offering Consumers Significant Savings

Renewable energy power plants – photovoltaics, wind turbine farm and battery container. 3D rendering. (AdobeStock_248626760/malp)

Jonathan Dowds

We all know that renewable energy is the future. But recently something interesting happened: the future arrived.

It’s not all the way here – we are still getting far too much energy from […]

Norwich Solar, Kinney Drugs Stores Announce New Solar Power Generation in Fairlee VT

The solar field in Fairlee, VT, estimated to produce about 1,000,000 kWh per year, was taken by Kinney Drug Stores. (Photos: Nancy Rae Mallery).

New Solar Array Generates Green Energy, Benefiting Community Local Business.

Norwich Solar celebrated completion of its 45th community solar installation earlier this summer in Fairlee, Vermont. The 500kW […]

Solar Investment Tax Credit: What Changed?

U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

President Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act into law on Tuesday, August 16, 2022. One of the many things this act accomplishes is the expansion of the Federal Tax Credit for Solar Photovoltaics, also known as the Investment Tax Credit (ITC). This […]