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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: revisionenergy.com

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

History

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 […]

Montpelier Makes Progress Towards Net Zero 2030 Goal

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 […]

Upper Valley Towns Moving Toward 100% Renewable Energy

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 […]