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Electric Vehicle Chargers Are Next Step for Colebrook’s Green Grocer

A large swath of New Hampshire’s North Country just became more accessible for drivers of Electric Vehicles (EV) with the opening this month of two new EV chargers at LaPerle’s IGA in Colebrook.

The chargers are the northernmost, publicly-available recharging point in the state and fill a critical gap in the EV charging infrastructure between […]

Community Development Finance Authority Small Business Energy Audit Fund Grants

Low-Cost Energy Audits for Small Businesses Now Available Your small business may be eligible for a low-cost energy audit to help you save money and improve energy efficiency. The Community Development Finance Authority (CDFA) will cover up to 75% of audit costs for eligible businesses. Applications are now being accepted. To learn more, contact Joe […]

NH Solar Shares has Launched!

NH Solar Shares is a partnership between the Plymouth Area Renewable Energy Initiative and the NH Electric Cooperative to install community solar systems to benefit low-income families. Each array will be inspired by a task force of local volunteers and be built using funds from grants, crowd funding, individual donors, fundraisers and the state’s solar […]

“We Are Still In”: Cities & Towns Pledge to Support Climate Policy & Renewable Energy

Like many other cities and towns across the country, the City of Keene plans to pass the “We Are Still In” Resolution, a move to show support for global climate policy and carbon reductions. Just last month, over 250 mayors from the U.S. Conference of Mayors passed a resolution to target 100% renewable energy by […]

Pessamit Innu First Nation to Share Truth of Hydro Quebec and Northern Pass in NH: Two Events

Event #1: The Pessamit Innu First Nation, a native community located on the north shore of the St Lawrence River in Quebec, Canada, will present the impacts of Hydro Quebec and Northern Pass at the Nashua Public Library on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at 7p.m.

WHAT: Northern Pass From the Source – Impacts in Quebec […]

Upcoming Net Metering Webinar: Register Today, Space is Limited!

Webinar Announcement!

Learn about New Hampshire’s New Net Metering Tariff

Join us for the Local Energy Solutions Webinar series on Monday, July 3rd, 2017 from 12:00pm-1:00pm as an overview will be provided of the Final Order newly released from the PUC. This Order sets the new terms of NH’s net metering policy. Space is limited […]

NHSEA on NH PUC Net Metering Decision

NHSEA Pleased with PUC Order on the Future of Net Metering The NH Sustainable Energy Association (NHSEA) is pleased with the result issued on Friday, June 23, 2017 in the Public Utilities Commission’s final Order 26-029 in Net Metering Docket 16-576. NHSEA worked tirelessly in this proceeding with its members, experts (NHSEA’s experts included Primmer […]

NH solar: PUC lifts net metering limits

Utility regulators have issued a long-awaited order with significant implications for the growing solar industry in New Hampshire and financial rewards for property owners who install solar panels.

The order lifts all existing limits on so-called net metering, the process by which people who own solar panels sell their surplus electricity back into the grid […]

A New School for Students with Disabilities Will Benefit from Solar Energy

The school with the solar arrays on the roofs, installed by Revision Energy of Brentwood, NH. Photo: Revision Energy.

With the installation of a rooftop solar array this month, a regional high school and vocational center under construction in Rochester has reached another milestone. The Monarch School of New England broke ground on the […]

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 […]