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NHSaves–a Net Zero Home Competition

Drive to Net Zero Home Competition

NHSaves Drive to Net Zero competition seeks to identify, encourage and promote building contractors to build high efficiency, net zero energy homes. The Challenge will also demonstrate to the industry and homeowner that building a home that produces more energy on site than it consumes is affordable and […]

Applications Open for 2017 NHEC Foundation Scholarships

The New Hampshire Electric Co-op (NHEC) Foundation is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for 2017 scholarships.  This year a total of six, $1,500 scholarships will be awarded to deserving Co-op members or their dependents.

Scholarships are available to college-bound high school seniors, students returning to college, and non-traditional students. One scholarship will […]

All Progress is Local:

Climate Action is Up to Cities and States Now

By Ben Jervey, Institute for Energy and the Environment, Vermont Law School

If President Donald Trump sticks to pledges he made on the campaign trail—and so far he is proving to do just that—the federal government won’t be taking any action to reduce national greenhouse gas […]

Climate Resistance Leaders

By Darren Springer

The U.S. election of 2016 was consequential in many ways, including for our work fighting climate change. As I think about where we are in 2017, I have been thinking back to the start of my career in 2005.

That was a time when the EPA did not recognize the dangers of […]

Request For Public Comment On New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission Administrative Rules

On January 5,2017, Governor Christopher T. Sununu requested that, no later than March 31, 2017, each state agency prepare a report regarding its administrative rules. The report will outline the Commission’s rules and provide an evaluation on whether each existing or proposed regulation under the Commission’s jurisdiction is mandated by law or is essential to […]

Vermont Department of Public Service seeks comments on renewable energy programs

The Department of Public Service is now writing a report about renewable energy programs and is seeking public input. This will be the first biennial report about the Renewable Energy Standard (RES) and Standard Offer (SO) programs. It will assess of the effectiveness of Vermont’s renewable energy programs, discuss energy efficiency, describe how renewable energy […]

NH Electric Co-op Announces Deadline for Board Candidate Nominations

NH Electric Co-op Nominating Committee Sets Deadline for Candidates Seeking Nomination to the Board of Directors PLYMOUTH – Members of the New Hampshire Electric Cooperative, Inc. (Co-op) interested in being considered for nomination to the Board of Directors should submit their material to the Nominating Committee by 4:30 p.m. on February 15, 2017.  More information […]

SAVE THE DATE–People’s CLIMATE MARCH–Washington DC Saturday April 29, 2017

Join the People’s Climate Movement this April 29th in Washington, D.C. and across the country to stand up for our communities and climate.

Throughout the first 100 days in office, the People’s Climate Movement is organizing a country-wide arc of action, culminating on April 29th in Washington DC in a powerful mobilization to […]

Women’s March Information

Most states have a women’s march planned for the end of this week.  “The Women’s March on Washington will send a bold message to our new government on their first day in office, and to the world, that women’s rights are human rights,” the group’s website says.

More than 200 organizations have […]

NY State Considering Net-Metering Policy Change: Call for Public Comment

New York’s energy regulators are considering a policy that would change the way distributed solar and wind energy projects are compensated for the energy they produce. This is the first step in a process to move away from “net metering” in New York.* For years, New York’s net metering policy has made it possible […]