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Sustainable Woodstock Vermont

Image courtesy of Billings Farm and Museum

By George Harvey

Late last spring, we got word that Phil Swanson, the Municipal Manager of Woodstock, Vermont, had signed a pledge making the town part of the Mayors for 100% Clean Energy movement. Our investigations into what was behind this turned out to be […]

Ten More Cities Across America Commit To Going 100% Renewable

“Ready For100″’ Program Case Study Highlights Ten Cities That Have Joined Nationwide Movement

Plus: Check Which Local Communities Are Seriously Considering Doing the Same

Residents of South Lake Tahoe are switching to renewables to preserve their scenic home and their tourism-based economy. Photo courtesy of Mark James Miller via Wikimedia […]

Tesla Superchargers Available in New York’s Hudson Valley

John Cole, owner of Cole’s Collision Center speaks to the attendees at the ribbon cutting ceremony in celebrations of the installation of 20 TESLA Supercharger stations at the Crossgates Mall in Guilderland, NY.

By Joanne Coons

Five is nice but twenty is glorious!!!! That is the number of TESLA Supercharger stations that […]

Drive on Sunshine, Save Big Bucks

Want to Save $23,000 on Your Next Vehicle? Switch to Solar + Electric Car

From Revision Energy:

Switching to electric transport leads to the next logical thing: powering those miles on sunshine. Here, SolarChampion Mark Boren recharges his Nissan LEAF off the solar panels of his Dover, NH home.

Why Electric […]

Tesla – in South Australia

Elon Musk at the South Australian battery event.Image taken from a Tesla video.

Green Energy Times

On September 28, 2016, the state of South Australia experienced a violent storm that tore down important transmission lines. A series of faults over the course of less than three minutes blacked out the entire state […]

GM’s 100% Wind Powered Manufacturing Plants

Building GM’s 100% Electric Cars

Photo courtesy of Starwood Energy Group.

By George Harvey

Two recent announcements from General Motors (GM) have created quite a lot of talk. Both shed light on renewable power, but they were very different in their natures. One was about manufacturing, and the other about products.

A Late Summer Variety Pack:

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 […]

The Sustainable Hanover Committee

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 Pledges to Go 100% Renewable

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 […]

Sustainability in the Upper Valley

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 […]