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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 […]

Total Corporate Funding in Solar Sector Rises to $3.2 Billion in Q1 2017, Reports Mercom Capital Group

Debt and VC funding up, Increased M&A activity

AUSTIN, Texas – April 10, 2017 – Mercom Capital Group, llc, a global clean energy communications and consulting firm, released its report on funding and merger and acquisition (M&A) activity for the solar sector in the first quarter of 2017.

Solar Corporate Funding Q1 2016 – […]

Capital Region Meeting of the New York Solar Energy Society

Tour of Union College’s Co-generation Plant Union College, Schenectady, NY Wednesday, March 29th, 2017 10:00 AM -11:30 AM

Marc Donovan, assistant director of facilities, will lead the tour of the one year old $12 million dollar co-generation plant that produces an average of 78% of Union’s total energy. Here is a good article for […]

Largest Solar Farm East of the Mississippi: Gulf Power solar farm project close to completion

Gulf Power announced its solar farm project on Eglin Air Force Base is about halfway done. The plant will be the largest solar farm east of the Mississippi with 1.5 million panels. The solar farm will take up more than 700 football fields of space on Eglin reserve. Click here to learn more.

Granite State Solar expands, breaking ground on new property in Bow, NH

Granite State Solar, a New Hampshire-based provider of photovoltaic solar and high-efficiency home heating and cooling systems, announces that they have broken ground on the construction of their new headquarters in central New Hampshire.

The 3-acre property located in the town of Bow, will feature a new office and warehouse building to be completed at […]

Solar Power is an Untapped Resource in 10 Northeast Cities

While the northeast region of the U.S. might not seem like the ideal area for solar power, the 10 cities listed below have a surprising amount of potential to add solar panels to homes. It is found that solar panels are viewed as upgrades – just like a renovated kitchen or finished basement! Home buyers […]

Renewable Energy for All

Local Forum on Community Solar Next Saturday, March 11th 1-3pm First Congregational Church, Fellowship Hall 30 Main Street, Binghamton.

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Let us give our community an opportunity to participate in a sustainable future.

Join us in a discussion of community solar and a new bill by NY Renews, The Climate […]

More Renewables in NYS

Projects will leverage nearly $1 billion in private investment and add enough electricity to power more than 110,000 homes. NYS’ 50% renewable by 2030 goal is getting ever-closer.

Hecate Energy is developing a 20 MW solar PV project in Greene County, NY. Photo: Hecate Energy.

On January 12, 2017, Governor […]

Solar Power for a Signature

The Tolemac Solar Array. Photo credit Solar Source.

By George Harvey

Frank Grossman clearly enjoys doing beneficial new things. When he and his family moved to Hollis, New Hampshire (near Nashua), one of its existing features of their home was a solar hot water system. With the passing time, he decided to […]

Ice Skating with Solar

Is Coming to Woodstock, Vermont Woodstock’s Union Arena to Go Net-Zero with Solar

Union rink and skaters. Courtesy photos: EJay Bishop, exec. director, Union Arena Community Center

By Barbara Whitchurch

“If you can make an ice rink net-zero, you can make anything net-zero.” – Harold Mayhew, Woodstock Union Arena Board President

As most Vermont […]