The Town of Hanover, New Hampshire last night voted to establish a goal of transitioning to 100 percent clean and renewable energy by 2050. The article approved at Tuesday’s town meeting sets a community-wide goal of transitioning to 100 percent renewable electricity by 2030 and a 2050 goal of transitioning heating and transportation to run […]
Sheep graze beneath wind turbines. Photo: Creative Commons
By George Harvey
Some people never seem to tire of talking about how ruinous wind turbines are to our views of ridge lines. Unlike arguments about deaths of birds, property values, or “wind turbine syndrome,” which can be objectively addressed, the question of views […]
One part of the problem: what happens when a pipeline explodes. Photo: Wikimedia Commons
By George Harvey
Costs for battery storage are falling much more sharply than most analysts anticipated. They have fallen so much in the last two years that they are already having effects on the natural gas market. An […]
Rick Perry (Michael Vadon, Wikimedia Commons)
By George Harvey
Rick Perry has directed the Department of Energy (DOE) to do a 60-day study of the United States electric grid. The memo was not publicized or posted, but I got a copy from the DOE. When this article appears online, the memo will […]
U.S. EIA PROVEN WRONG AGAIN: 2016 U.S. ELECTRICAL GENERATION BY RENEWABLES BLOWS PAST EIA’S EARLIER FORECASTS – RENEWABLES PROVIDE 15.3% OF TOTAL GENERATION AS WIND + SOLAR GROW 23.0% Contact: Ken Bossong, 301-270-6477 x.11 Washington DC – According to the latest issue of the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) “Electric Power Monthly” report (with data […]
Hanover, NH. – Sierra Club Executive Director Michael Brune will visit Hanover on Wednesday, April 12 to speak on a panel discussing the nationwide transition away from fossil fuels to 100 percent renewable energy. Brune’s visit comes ahead of a May 9 vote when Hanover residents will be voting during their town meeting to commit […]
In conjunction with New Hampshire Energy Week, pivotal compromise settlement positions New Hampshire to lead in clean energy future
Concord, NH — As part of the New Hampshire Public Utility Commission’s (PUC) process to determine the state’s future around renewable energy across the Granite State, the Energy Future Coalition has submitted […]
The Opportunities and Challenges of Renewable Energy Technologies Please join in for light refreshments and to learn about New Hampshire’s powerful renewable energy resources and the technological advancements that are making them true alternatives to fossil fuels. Dr. Cameron Wake, UNH Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space & Josephine A. Lamprey Professor […]
Please save the date for REV2017: Renewables for All, on October 2 & 3, 2017 in Burlington, Vermont.
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As the premier renewable energy conference in New England, REV’s annual conference convenes the most influential […]
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 […]