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Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

Information for vote Clean Energy at Hanover, NH Town Meeting in July

Hanover Community Power Webinar

So Just What Is Hanover Community Power? And What is “Electric Aggregation” All About?

Attendees at Hanover’s 2017 town meeting voted to become a Ready for 100 community, pledging to move the entire community to 100% renewable power by 2030 and renewable transportation and heating & cooling fuel […]

Monday, 2/8, 4pm | NH Statewide Community Power Meeting, Prep for HB 315 Hearing

Please be invited to join a NH statewide meeting on Monday, February 8th, 4pm-5pm. (See bottom for meeting access.) Meeting Purpose: to convene and organize statewide in preparation for the legislative hearing on House Bill 315 (aka, “Monopoly Protection Act,” bill gutting the Community Power Law). Please be invited to extend this invitation to […]

Help Save Community Power in NH!

The Community Power Law, signed by Governor Sununu in 2019 with bipartisan support, enables cities and towns to choose where their electricity comes from. This law holds potential for communities to save on energy costs, increase local control and resilience, and generate more renewable energy.

Eversource is now pushing for legislation (House Bill 315) that […]

Chester, VT Community Greenhouse and Gardens Meeting – Oct 29, 2020

Join via Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83700438422?pwd=bjF0WTVsbHp3N3BnTktrUVZSWEl6dz09

‘Building Communities’ Grants Available through Vermont BGS Department 

The FY21 Building Communities Grants through the Vermont Department of Building and General Services (BGS) is now available for applications. The Building Communities Grant Program consists of the Recreational Facilities Grant Program, the Regional Economic Development Grant Program, and the Human Services and Educational Facilities Grant Programs. These grants are intended for construction and capital […]

Baker-Polito Administration Awards $13 Million in Green Communities Grants

103 Communities Receive Funds for Energy Efficiency and Clean Energy Projects

BOSTON – The Baker-Polito Administration today awarded $13,000,558 in Green Communities competitive grants to 103 municipalities across Massachusetts to fund clean energy projects. With today’s announcement, the Department of Energy Resources (DOER) has awarded over $136 million to Green Communities in Designation Grants […]

Community Impact Investment in Solar Systems

Starlake Lane solar array. Photo courtesy of Norwich Solar Technologies.

George Harvey

Norwich Solar Technologies (NST) recently built a solar installation to provide renewable electricity at reduced prices to sixteen customers, including fourteen single-family homeowners on Starlake Lane in Norwich, Vermont. The system was built on land owned by Twin Pines Housing, […]

LES Webinar – Community Power: NH’s New Aggregation Law and Lessons from National Leaders

LES Webinar:

COMMUNITY POWER

NH’s New Aggregation Law & Lessons From National Leaders

Title: Community Power – NH’s New Aggregation Law and Lessons from National Leaders When: Monday, November 4, 12:00pm Eastern Time Register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5224880756834988812 Blurb: Senate Bill 286, the Community Power Law (relative to municipal aggregation) went […]

Ice Harvest Festival – Meredith, NY

Aerial view of the 29th annual ice festival, Feb 2018. Photo: Jessica Vecchione

February 2, 2019 10 am – 3 pm

Hanford Mills Museum 51 County Hwy 12, East Meredith, NY www.hanfordmills.org info@hanfordmills.org 607/278-5744 Take part in a traditional ice harvest, just as communities did a century ago. Festival also includes ice carving, […]

Thetford Strafford Community Solar

The first Multi-Use Community Solar in the State Goes Live

Thetford Strafford Community Solar array. September 11, 2018. Photos courtesy of Nancy Rae Mallery.

George Harvey

The Thetford Strafford Community Solar (TSCS) farm, in Thetford, Vermont, is now operational. Unlike the state’s earlier community solar installations, the TSCS farm has a mix […]