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Thermal-RECs: A Big NH Advantage – Webinar Thursday, February 25th

Thermal Renewable Energy Certificates (T-RECs) have been transformative to the biomass heating market in New Hampshire—the first state in the nation to establish T-RECs as part of their Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS).

However, right now a bill is being considered that would Eliminate all new T-REC generators. Other portions of this bad bill […]

Let’s Talk Trash: Monday, February 22nd

Minot-Sleeper Library Let’s Talk Trash Monday, February 22nd at 6:30pm

For this month’s Locally Produced series on sustainable living, the library and Bristol’s Sustainability Committee invite the community to join us for a conversation about trash, waste management, and other aspects of waste management. The conversation will host local […]

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 […]

Renewable Energy Local Tax Evaluation Woes in New Hampshire

Ground-mounted solar arrays installed by Lempster’s concerned citizen, Eckhard Straeter. Courtesy photo.

G.E.T. staff

We are living in a crisis of climate change. Average temperatures are rising as we are experiencing this winter. The data is available and is addressed on the front page of this issue of Green Energy Times. It is important […]

Keene Housing Expands Solar a Third Time, Advancing Clean Energy

Solar PV for Keene Housing now totals 260.33kW’s. Image: ReVision Energy

Access to solar energy is expanding once again for those in need in New Hampshire’s Monadnock region. In 2018, Keene Housing (KH) added solar arrays to its Harper Acres property. In 2019, in the second round of clean energy transitions for the affordable […]

First-of-Its-Kind Community Solar Project Completed in Charlestown, NH

The 100kW AC Charleston Community Solar project is member-owned and a first-of- its-kind for New Hampshire. Image: Norwich Solar Technologies.

Steve Snyder

A first-of-its-kind community solar-electric project located in Charlestown, NH was completed in December 2020. This project allows member-owners to receive on-bill credits for their ownership share of the solar array’s net-metered electric […]

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 […]

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 […]

NH Electric Co-op Announces 18% Reduction in Electric Supply Rate

New Hampshire Electric Cooperative’s (NHEC) Board of Directors has unanimously approved an 18% reduction to the Co-op Power portion of members’ bills effective February 1, 2021.

The change will result in an overall bill decrease of over $7 for the average residential member using 500 kilowatt-hours (kWh) per month.

NHEC typically adjusts its Co-op Power […]

W. S. Badger Company: Practicing Sustainability

The 486.7kW rooftop solar array at W.S. Badger is expected to generate approximately 600,000 kWh of clean electricity per year which will cover 100% of Badger’s electrical needs. Photos courtesy W.S. Badger.

George Harvey

The September issue of Green Energy Times had an article about a solar array […]