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Vermont Tech Renewable Energy Students Make Connections to Industry

Henry Pentland, student at Vermont Tech, levels the pedestal bolts for a solar PV tracker system as part of his summer work experience at Solaflect Energy. (Photo Credit: Henry Pentland)

Daniel Costin, Program Chair, Renewable Energy, Vermont Technical College

The renewable energy program at Vermont Tech was founded in 2014 with […]

Profile School Is Now 100% Solar-Powered

An aerial view of the 344kW solar array at The Profile School in Bethlehem, NH which provides 100% of the school’s electrical needs. (Photo: Jack Bingham of Barrington Power).

George Harvey

We got word in December that the solar array for the Profile Jr.-Sr. High School in Bethlehem, NH had been […]

NH School District Strives for Net-zero Emissions

Rendering of the new Oyster River Middle School in Durham, N.H. (Lavallee Brensinger Architects)

John S. Webster

A school district in New Hampshire is taking big steps toward net-zero–or even net-positive–power consumption. Oyster River Cooperative School District in Durham is nearing completion on a new middle school, and large parts of the project […]

Colby-Sawyer Reaches Milestone in its Sustainability Journey

Colby-Sawyer’s Ivey Science Hall with a roof covered with solar pv, Feb. 18, 2013. (Courtesy image)

Jennifer White

In 2020, Colby-Sawyer reached an exciting and important milestone along its sustainability journey. The college reduced its annual carbon footprint by 70% compared to its initial 2008 baseline, which is a reduction of more than […]

Henniker Community School’s Energy Makeover

Henniker NH’s Community School has achieved an impressive renewable energy goal with an energy makeover. (Courtesy image)

George Harvey

New Hampshire’s Henniker Community School (HCS) has had a much-needed energy makeover. The work included a rather diverse group of individual projects, and it was managed by Energy Efficiency Investments (EEI) of […]

Plymouth State’s Solar Array Powers Campus Energy Efficiency

Plymouth State University’s new rooftop solar array features nearly an acre of state-of-the-art solar panels. It is anticipated to offset more than 90% of the Physical Education Center’s annual electricity consumption.

Peter Lee Miller

Plymouth State University’s (PSU) venerable Physical Education (PE) Center has undergone an energy efficiency transformation. It joins the University’s […]

Sustainability Efforts at Golden Brook Elementary School


Award-winning Golden Brook elementary school. Photo credit: Ryan Bent Photography.

Barb and Greg Whitchurch

The Golden Brook Elementary School project, in the Windham, NH, converted an overcrowded, “vintage” facility into a new facility that supports a safer, more effective learning environment. The designers incorporated as many energy-efficient features as possible within budgetary […]

FEED Kearsarge Nourishes Our Community

The FEED Kearsarge initiative’s key collaborators: Greg Berger (Spring Ledge Farm), Steve Allenby (Kearsarge Neighborhood Partners), Hanna Flanders (Kearsarge Food Hub), and Leon Malan (Colby-Sawyer College).Image from

Jennifer White

Many local organizations have worked diligently to alleviate temporary food insecurity and improve the long-term resilience of our food system by offering emergency […]

A Place to Grow

Interior of A Place to Grow. Images courtesy of ReVision Energy.

George Harvey

A Place to Grow (APTG), a childcare center in Brentwood, New Hampshire, has some features that set it apart. True, it takes children as young as six weeks, and true, it is open from 6:30 AM […]

Dover, NH School Achieves Solar Milestone 

Array to Save Taxpayers Over $4 Million

Starting the school year off right! Dover High School’s new 2,851-panel, 912-kW rooftop solar array will keep 1,111,262 pounds of carbon out of the atmosphere every year. Photo credit: ReVision Energy.

ReVision Energy has completed the installation of the largest rooftop solar array in the company’s […]