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Save the Date: 2021 Renewable Energy and Sustainable Living Fair, Saturday, March 6, 2021

The Fifth Annual Renewable Energy and Sustainable Living Fair will be held virtually this year on Saturday, March 6, 2021, 10-4

workshops exhibition hall networking

Stay tuned for more details!

We are happy to provide an event with no social distancing, no face masks, no crowd noise, no exhibitor siting issues, […]

Good News for Renewables in 2021!

After a tough year, we’re delighted to start 2021 with some good news for renewable energy and climate action!

After eight long months, and thanks to strong leadership from Senator Leahy, Senator Sanders and Congressman Welch, we finally have a COVID-relief and budget package that begins to address the climate crisis.

Making local renewable […]

Energy Department Awards $6 Million to Develop Training Programs for Professionals Working with New Energy Technologies

Today the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) awarded approximately $6 million to five organizations that will develop training programs for emergency responders, building managers and owners, and other officials interacting with solar energy and storage systems, alternative-fuel vehicles and their chargers, and energy-efficient building technologies.

Led by or working with professional associations, work done […]

Just In! (from NY-GEO)

Hello fellow G.E.T. readers. Below are some highlights from the weekly newsletter from NY-GEO. We will be sharing the highlights of the newsletters weekly with you. Enjoy!

Just In! features three fresh news item summaries on the NY-GEO home page every Monday. NY-GEO members get an advanced look at the Just In! articles, plus several […]

Be Prepared for Emergencies: Generators and Backup Batteries

A tree that fell due to the weight of ice in Troy, New York. Image: Wikipedia

Keeping your power on when things go bump in the night.

Chi Woodruff

As global warming increases and sea levels rise, natural disasters are also expected to increase. Only about one fifth of U.S. and Canadian […]

Apply for BTO’s E-ROBOT American-Made Buildings Prize

 

DOE Announces American-Made Buildings Prize Today, the U.S. Department of Energy released up to $5 million for its first-ever American-Made Buildings Prize on Envelope Retrofit Opportunities for Building Optimization Technologies (E-ROBOT). The E-ROBOT Prize will open new opportunities for the buildings and construction workforce by incentivizing the development of advanced robotics capabilities and […]

Trump and Biden on the biggest climate question: What kind of energy transition lies ahead?

TAKING THE INITIATIVE: Carl Pope’s Blog

October 30, 2020 San Francisco, CA

Last week’s final presidential debate ended with a revealing split between Donald Trump and Joe Biden on climate policy. But most of the media coverage is missing the real story because the media ignores what is already happening in […]

We Worry About the Wrong Things

LNG tanker Berge Boston in Boston Harbor in January. A congressional study questions how prepared the government is to handle a terrorist attack on an LNG facility. Photo: Luke Pinneo, U.S. Coast Guard

Joanne Coons

It was a special day. I got to go to Boston to attend the NESEA Green Building Conference in […]

Gas Pipelines in New Hampshire: Another One Gone and Another One Bites the Dust

House destroyed by a gas explosion in the Merrimack Valley, 2018. This was one of 40 buildings damaged or destroyed by explosions or fires resulting from a pressure surge. Photo: National Transportation Safety Board.

George Harvey

Whether it is court decisions, potential customers fading from view, or just mysterious decision making, companies […]

VT-based ‘The Peck Company’ is in the News Again

Jeff Peck rings the opening bell on the day The Peck Company (S. Burlington, VT) went public. Photo: The NASDAQ Stock Market.

George Harvey

The Peck Company has been of special interest here at Green Energy Times (GET) for a long while. It has been one of our supporters, but it has […]