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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 […]

NHEC Breaks Ground on State’s Largest Solar Array

Site work is underway in Moultonborough at the future location of NHEC’s 2 MW solar PV system. Courtesy photo.

New Hampshire Electric Cooperative (NHEC) has begun construction of what will be the largest solar electric array in the state, a two megawatt (MW) system that will provide its members a clean source of electricity […]

Local Area Energy Initiatives Lead the Charge for Affordable Renewables in NH

Installation of a 24 kW solar PV array at the Bridge House Homeless Shelter and Veteran’s Support in Plymouth, NH. Photo: PAREI.

By Hope O’Shaughnessy

Three New Hampshire area energy initiatives are actively leading the way to provide easier and more affordable access to renewable energy throughout several areas of the Granite State. One […]

Solarize Albany and Capital Region Launches Third Campaign

Amy Pokorny and Kevin Johnson educate attendees on the Solarize Albany program at the Punkintown Fair. Photo courtesy Russ Pokorny

Solarize Albany and Capital Region is pleased to announce the launch of its third campaign! After successful campaigns in 2015 and 2016, the volunteers of Solarize Albany are again working to facilitate the installation […]

Oxford Memorial Library: A Nineteenth Century Building with Twenty-First Century Energy

The historic Oxford Memorial Library was built in 1811 and recently completed a project to reduce its energy costs and environmental footprint — an 18.81kW parking lot solar array. Photos courtesy of Nancy Wilcox, Library Director

By Chris Gillespie

All public libraries connect history with the present and future, but the Oxford […]

Governor Cuomo Announced a Major Climate and Jobs Initiative

By Green Energy Times Staff

New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo made a series of announcements soon after President Trump’s announcement that the United States would withdraw from the Paris Accord. The first of these was that he had signed an executive order to commit New York to uphold the standards set forth […]

A New York Community Solar Project

The Helderberg Solar Farm is a 200-kilowatt system, with power supplied by 600 solar panels. It was built in Johnsonville, New York, and went on line January 2017. Photos courtesy of Monolith Solar.

By George Harvey

Joanne Coons, who has contributed in a number of ways to Green Energy Times, sent us an email […]

GMP and Tesla Batteries

Lease one for $15 per month.

The Tesla Power 2 home battery system can fit inside or outside. Its dimensions are a height of 1.3m, width of 0.86m, and a thickness of 0.18m. Photo credit mcelectrical.com.au

By George Harvey

Green Mountain Power (GMP) is making an extraordinary offer to its customers. […]

Solar Projects are Growing in New Hampshire and Vermont

By George Harvey

Vermont and New Hampshire are both seeing much larger solar developments than any previously undertaken. NextEra Energy Resources (NEE) is developing one in New Hampshire, and it will likely be the largest solar array in New England. GroSolar, working with Green Mountain Power (GMP), is also developing what might, at least […]