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How Lithium Iron Phosphate Batteries Are Easier on The Environment

Danielle Ferguson

Lithium iron phosphate (LiFePO4) batteries have many features that make them superior to other battery technologies. They are lightweight and versatile. They have a long lifespan and a fast recharge rate. They can also withstand cold, heat, collision, and mishandling during charging and discharging without risk of combustion.

But are lithium iron phosphate […]

Saxtons River Solar Electric Becomes Ridgeline Renewables

George Harvey

Father and daughter, Eric Shenholm and Anya Bredbeck. Photo courtesy of Ridgeline Renewables.

For a small company, Saxtons River Solar Electric (SRSE) shows up on our pages quite a lot. We published several articles about this innovative company and numerous others that mention it. There will very probably […]

Bhima Nitta Had a Dream!

One of the two solar arrays installed at T&M Enterprises in Shaftsbury, VT. This array, located in Bennington, produces the majority of the power while a smaller roof-mounted array accounts for the rest. Combined, the two arrays have a capacity of 180kW. Photo: Karen Jernigan.

Power Guru Reaches Bhima’s Goal, Carrying on […]

Small Solar Saves Everyone Money – Yes, “Everyone”!

Solar array on MassDOT Highway Division office property in Northampton, MA. MassDOT photo

George Harvey

All solar photovoltaics (PVs) have one very special characteristic. While they only produce electricity during daylight hours, they also produce at just the time electricity demand is at its highest. This is particularly important because they replace the most […]

One Advocate’s Energy Plan: Electrifying Energy Needs

Wyldon King Fishman

The 2020 New York State Renewable Energy Summit ended with a mission statement: “Does your town have an energy plan?”

All the solar installers agreed New York State could install far more renewable energy if the barriers would fall a bit rather than creep up and up as they have over the […]

Norwich Solar Technologies Named One of Vermont’s Best Places to Work

Norwich Solar Technologies has earned the distinction of being named one of the 2021 Best Places to Work in Vermont. Vermont Business Magazine and the Vermont Chamber of Commerce announced this week the top Best Places to Work in Vermont 2021.

The awards program was created in 2006 and is presented in partnership with […]

Norwich Solar Technologies Launches Small Business Community Solar Alliance

Norwich Solar Technologies (NST) is pleased to announce the launch of its Small Business Community Solar Alliance (Small Biz CSA) throughout northern New England focused on helping small businesses recover from the devastating impacts of COVID-19.

Norwich Solar Technologies CEO Jim Merriam said, “Small businesses are hurting across Northern New England, and we all […]

Norwich Solar Technologies – One of Vermont’s Best Places to Work

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, VERMONT, January 21, 2020 – – has earned the distinction of being named one of the 2021 Best Places to Work in Vermont. Vermont Business Magazine and the Vermont Chamber of Commerce announced this week the top Best Places to Work in Vermont 2021.

The awards program was created […]

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 […]

Big, Bigger, Hugest

Enlarging New Hampshire’s solar systems – in the field and on the roof

George Harvey

New Hampshire has a reputation of being slow when it comes to the uptake of solar power. The goals have been set, it seems, but some of the state’s utilities appear not to be particularly […]