U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Wikimedia Commons
By George Harvey
The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system, which was developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), was designed to help builders and renovators achieve high standards of human and environmental health in their structures. It is said to be […]
Green Alliance table in Portsmouth, NH at the 2017 Earth Day Party. Pictured (L-R): GA intern Diana Sarni, GA Co-owner Chad Butson (middle) and GA loyalty card holder on the right. Photo: Green Alliance
By Hope O’Shaughnessy
A number of regional New England organizations formed to address urgent environmental issues are expanding their mission […]
A Driving Force in Renewables Deployment for Over a Decade
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center’s Solarize Mass program encourages small-scale solar energy through a group-purchasing system. Photo courtesy of Dana Drugmand.
By Dana Drugmand
Long before the current emphasis on sub-national leadership in advancing clean energy, some states had created funds dedicated to supporting […]
By Green Energy Times Staff
The New Hampshire Community Development Finance Authority (CDFA) has announced creation of the Small Business Energy Audit Fund. Most agricultural producers and small businesses in New Hampshire will be eligible for a 75% reduction in the cost of energy audits.
A participant will get a comprehensive energy […]
Utility programs can help low-income customers keep the lights on, but some do better than others
By Ariel Drehobl
The following is an excerpt from an ACEEE blog post, which can be found at http://bit.ly/utilities-helping:
As households ramp up air conditioners to stay cool this summer, many will find themselves with higher energy bills. […]
While the new creation of the Vermont Climate Action Commission is an important step, it’s not charting new territory. There has been needed, growing momentum for this type of challenge-to-opportunity response. Here are a few specific opportunities for you to learn more about and get engaged in two of those important efforts, including:
Sustainability Advocates in Real Estate
By Madeline McElaney
Energy efficiency and sustainable energy in buildings has been my passion and my career for over 15 years. During that time I have seen countless property owners in the central New Hampshire region where I live make energy improvements to their homes. From spray foam and pipe […]
Citizens Climate Lobby’s (CCL) NH South Central chapter leader volunteer, John Gage with his daughter meet with Representative Ann Kuster of New Hampshire in Washington D.C. They were among the 1000 CCL volunteers who lobbied 500 congressional offices in teams on June 13, 2017. Photo courtesy John Gage.
by John Gage
Recent federal administration […]
Harrison Williams, a BAE Systems employee uses the EV charging station at the company’s South Nashua, New Hampshire location. Courtesy of BAE Systems’ Electronic Systems
By Chris Gillespie
BAE Systems is a company known for being on the cutting edge of military and surveillance technology, and they are also making strides to […]
A new report by The Solar Foundation cites Vermont as a national leader in the solar industry, ranking third for the number of solar jobs per capita. Between 2015 to 2016, solar jobs in Vermont grew by 29 percent, with an additional 400 solar jobs created in the state last year.
“Each solar job means […]