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NHSaves Virtual Button Up Workshop: April 25, 2021

Part of Plymouth Area Renewable Energy Initiative’s Annual Meeting Series

Button Up New Hampshire, the popular home energy savings workshop series is coming virtually to the Plymouth Area. It will take place on Zoom on Monday, April 25th from 7:00 – 8:30pm including a live Q and A time. This free workshop is sponsored by […]

HeatSmart CNY Upcoming Events – Earth Day Related!

Learn How You Can Fight Climate Change and Lower Your Energy Use at Virtual HeatSmart CNY Events

SYRACUSE, NY – Do you pay too much to heat your home? Is your home drafty? Do you want to end your dependency on fossil fuels or chopping wood? HeatSmart CNY will be holding a segries of […]

Massachusetts Steps Up Energy-Saving Policies in Major Climate Law

Sets Appliance Efficiency Standards and Sets Path for Strong Building Codes

In a far-reaching climate bill scheduled to be signed today, Massachusetts commits to halving greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 and achieving net-zero emissions by 2050, while embracing new energy-saving policies to help achieve the targets. The law sets efficiency standards for 17 residential […]

News from the Sun Day Campaign

Back-to-back FERC and EIA reports show strong start for solar and wind in 2021: Solar electrical production grows 21.7% while wind’s output increases 6.6%. Solar and wind are the only sources of new generating capacity in January.

Washington DC – According to a review by the SUN DAY Campaign of data just released by the […]

How Multifamily Real Estate Companies Approach Energy Management and Savings

A growing number of private multifamily real estate companies are integrating energy efficiency into their planning and operations. The results? They are lowering their operating costs, increasing property values, and contributing to climate change mitigation efforts. A new ACEEE topic brief profiles the energy-saving practices of three U.S. companies and examines an energy efficiency […]

Why Texas froze (and California fried): This disaster was 90 years in the making

TAKING THE INITIATIVE: Carl Pope’s Blog, Feb 23, 2021

The catastrophe that swept Texas last week was 90 years in the making. Its roots lie in a decision during the 1930s to escape federal regulation of power rates under the terms of Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal by forcing all Texas utilities to avoid importing […]

Clean Energy NH Announces 2020 Award Winners

Clean Energy Champion of the Year, Clean Tech Business of the Year Awardees Recognized

Photo credit: Clifton Below

Brianna Fiorillo

Clean Energy NH, the Granite State’s leading clean energy advocate and educator, announced the winners of its annual Clean Energy Awards via virtual means this year due to the pandemic.

Competition for […]

EIA Projects Huge Decline for Natural Gas Generation

Renewable energy and battery storage lead the country’s new energy production

George Harvey

We have stunning news from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA). Admittedly, you have to look beyond the fluff to see it, but it is stunning nevertheless.

About two […]

Netting Zero: Making 2021 the Year We Break Fossil Fuel Addiction

Netting Zero: Making 2021 the Year We Break Fossil Fuel Addiction

The Covid-19 crisis collapsed demand for energy, causing record drops in fossil fuel emissions in 2020. But as the world looks toward recovery, can this shock be seized to break the global addiction to fossil fuels, or will the “new […]

Announcement of Webinar on January 14

Supporting Rural Communities with State Energy Efficiency Policy

Date and time: Thursday, January 14, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET

State energy efficiency policies are a key tool for delivering energy savings to rural communities across the country. State regulators and policymakers are using a variety of […]