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SAVE THE DATE Acclaimed Architect Sarah Susanka April 5

Acclaimed Architect, Thought Leader, and Inspirational Speaker

Sarah Susanka

Sarah Susanka April 5, 2017 Sarah Susanka’s “Not So Big” message has become a launch pad for a new dimension of understanding—not just about how we inhabit our homes, but also about how we inhabit our planet and even our day-to-day lives.  11:00 Meet […]

Under-stories: Growing Fruits and Nuts in a Small Space

By David Fried

What if you could grow nine types of fruits and nuts in the space that you would need to turn around with your arms outstretched? If you have one spot in your yard where you can do this and it gets at least one half to three quarters of a day of […]

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 […]

Plymouth New Hampshire Regional High School Energy Efficiency Upgrades

The Froling Energy crew stands by the new 42 ton wood chip silo which is 19 feet in diameter and 30 feet high.

School Administrative Unit (SAU) 48 in Plymouth, New Hampshire has just completed a $2 million energy retrofit project at Plymouth Regional High School. The project was designed by Energy Efficient Investments […]

Residential and Community Scale Biogas – A Missing Link

Biogas generation. Here is a 52 °C thermophile anaerobic digestion system converting putrescible residual organic matter (i.e. brown trays), organic residues from slaugtherhouse activities and biosludge from wastewater treatment plants to energy. Image: http://bit.ly/biogas-power.

By Lonnie Coplen, LEEDAP, CPHC

Biogas is a combustible gas composed largely of methane, carbon dioxide, and hydrogen sulfide that is […]

Register for Free Event: Sustainability Summit at New York Build

Register for your free ticket today at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-sustainability-summit-at-new-york-build-2017-free-to-attend-tickets-29814991442?aff=GreenEnergyTimes

The Sustainability Summit 2017 (March 15th & 16th, Javits Center) is a large-scale Conference, Exhibition and Networking event connecting decision makers, influencers and those exploring sustainability across the built environment, looking to build better communities and share information.

Speakers include: New York Passive House, Dattner Architects, […]

Lakes Region Community College Free Teacher Energy Workshop Nov. 10

Making NGSS More Meaningful for Students: Creating Energy and Climate Change Story Lines with VEEP and LRCC Thursday, November 10, 2016, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm  at LRCC in Laconia Preregistration required: tinyurl.com/nhenergywksp    (UNH Events)

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The highly successful Vermont Energy Education Program will be guiding teachers to develop lessons and activities that help students […]

Sustainability in Tompkins County

Lake Cayuga, in Tompkins County, seen from the Cornel University campus. Wikimedia Commons.

By George Harvey

Here is a simple truth. There is no conceivable way we could give all the credit they deserve to the people working for a sustainable future in Tompkins County, New York.

Those who think […]

The IEE at Vermont Law School

DRIVING ENERGY TRANSITION

By Benjamin Jervey

Our world’s energy challenges, as any loyal G.E.T. reader already knows, are intimately intertwined with our great environmental, economic, health, and social challenges.

The first ever VLS Energy Clinic Team at the Eaton House working on improved legal and business models for community-owned solar. Courtesy photos from the Institute […]

Inter-Lakes School District

How Laker Blue Went Green and Became a State Energy Leader

By Seth Wheeler, New Hampshire Electric Cooperative

Working with New Hampshire Electric Cooperative (NHEC), Honeywell and other energy professionals, the Inter-Lakes School District (ILSD) is on track to become the greenest, most energy-diverse school district in the state of New Hampshire. The path it […]