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Solarize Albany and Capital Region Informational Meetings

The GREEN Committee of the Town of Clifton Park will offer two informational sessions about Solarize Albany and Capital Region for Clifton Park residences on the morning of Tuesday, June 6th at 10:00 AM at the Clifton Park/Halfmoon Library and the evening of June 7th, Wednesday at 6:30 pm at Clifton Park Town Hall.

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NHEC Breaks Ground on State’s Largest Solar Array

New Hampshire Electric Cooperative (NHEC) has begun construction of what will be the largest solar electric array in the state, a two megawatt (MW) system that will provide its members a clean source of electricity located on NHEC’s own distribution system.

The ground-mounted solar photovoltaic (PV) system, comprised of approximately 8,000 panels, will take shape […]

Hanford Mills Museum to open new place for children to explore, create and build

Learning Lab Grand Opening part of Free Family Saturday on June 17

[East Meredith, NY June 2, 2017] On June 17, Hanford Mills Museum will open the Learning Lab, a new space for young children and their families to explore and create. The Learning Lab offers a range of activities, including building with gears and […]

SolarFest 2017 Summer Festival Postponed

note from SolarFest:

It is with deep regret that we must inform you of our decision to postpone SolarFest’s annual festival until July 2018. In short, SolarFest faces considerable financial constraints. Last year we were able to reduce expenses but had to rely heavily on underwriting from just a few members of the SolarFest community […]

Why the Drop in NH Solar REC Price? – Call to Action

The following is information provided by Knollwood Energy:

The significant drop in the per REC price is due to a reduction in the demand for RECs. New Hampshire’s Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) statute, RSA 362-F that created the demand for solar RECs, requires each electricity provider (utility company) to meet customer load by Purchasing […]

CESA Guide Outlines Strategies to Bring the Benefits of Solar to Low-Income Households

The Clean Energy States Alliance publishes recommendations for government agencies and policymakers for designing low-income solar programs.

The Clean Energy States Alliance (CESA) has taken an in-depth look at successful and promising policies and programs that can be used to bring the benefits of solar to low-income consumers. Bringing the Benefits of Solar Energy to […]

Opportunities for Community Solar in the Upper Valley of NH

Thinking about installing solar panels? Now is the perfect time to step up! Sustainable Hanover is hosting a panel presentation on Thursday April 27th featuring a range of local speakers experienced in the world of solar power. Hosted at the Richmond Middle School, the evening will begin at 5:30 pm with displays by various solar […]

One Woman’s Amazing Story:

Solarizing In The Upper Valley

By George Harvey

How many solar installers does it take to finish 53 home systems in a year? Answer: “Three, if they are a woman named Kim Quirk and two members of her crew at Energy Emporium.” I struggle to describe what an amazing accomplishment this is. […]

Solar Power Is Now the Least Expensive Energy Option

Conventional thinking on energy costs has been stood on its head.

By George Harvey

In December, we got word from two different, highly respected sources, that the cost of solar electric power has now dropped so far, that it is now our least expensive power source. The sources, Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) and Lazard […]

Two New Hampshire Campaigns Launched for Solar and Energy Efficiency

Revision Energy Team. Photo: John Capron of ReVision Energy.

By Michelle Harrison

New Hampshire is welcoming spring with the launch of two clean energy campaigns, Energize 360 and Solarize Mt. Washington Valley. Both of these programs are for homeowners, business owners and non-profits in a given community to group-buy energy efficient products and save […]