Sustainability Comes In Many Flavors for Local Breweries and Distilleries
The Flying Goose Brew Pub & Grille is NH’s first solar-powered brewery. Courtesy photo.
By Chris Gillespie
Inspired by some of our favorite summer beverages, we at Green Energy Times decided to put together our own “seasonal sampler” to showcase how different craft brewers […]
Ready for 100 meets with Sustainable Hanover and Hanover town officials . Photos from Ally Samuell
By Larry Litten and Yolanda Baumgartner
The Sustainable Hanover Committee partnered with the Upper Valley Sierra Club on the successful 2017 town meeting vote to commit Hanover to renewable energy goals as part of the national […]
Hanover, NH, 29th US municipality to commit to replacing fossil fueled energy with renewable energy. Image: Dartmouth Flickr
By Rick Wackernagel
On May 9, 2017, the townspeople of Hanover, New Hampshire voted to make their town the 29th municipality in the United States to commit to getting all its energy from renewable […]
The Upper Valley (UV) region in New Hampshire and Vermont has many impressive sustainable programs and projects. We wanted to share with you some of the sustainable highlights in the region from what we know. Many towns, businesses, and residents may learn from the happenings in the UV. There are likely more things going on […]
By Kate Stephenson, Montpelier Energy Advisory Committee Chair
In 2014, Montpelier’s City Council adopted a bold and audacious goal—that the city would be completely “net-zero” by the year 2030—and be the first state capital to produce or offset 100% of its energy use with renewables. In the three years since establishing this goal, Montpelier has […]
Over 125 people participated in this aerial art photo in Hanover, NH to show their support for 100% renewable energy. Photo: Rob Strong.
By the Sierra Club Upper Valley Group
A future powered by 100% clean, renewable energy is technologically and economically feasible. As the prices of installing solar and wind equipment continues to […]
2,500 Industry Leaders Commit to Green Building
The opening plenary session, examining whole-systems focus, will be given by Dr. Craig Jones, of Circular Ecology. Courtesy photo.
As the federal government slips into climate change denial, sustainable energy practitioners in the northeast are increasingly committed to building more healthful, more durable, and more energy […]
Historic photo of the original Nansen Ski Club Building. Photo courtesy of Nansen Ski Club.
By Hope O’Shaughnessy
North America’s oldest, continuously operating skiing club, the Nansen Ski Club, is sustaining its community mission and longevity with a new warming hut that uses renewable energy. The vibrant ski club operates in the Milan […]
The shared150kW net-metered solar array for The Alchemist is located on a farm in Bethel, VT. 60% of the output goes to the Alchemist’s Waterbury facilities, covering ~95% of their energy bills. Photo courtesy Dorothy Manny/The Herald of Randolph.
By George Harvey
Stowe, Vermont has long been famous as a destination for skiers […]
Keep your panels clear of snow for maximum efficiency in the winter. Photo credit: solarworld4u.com
By Green Energy Times staff
You may be reading this article because you are very interested in solar technology but just are not sure the upfront investment is worth it if you wish to own your solar energy […]