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Phillips Exeter’s Green Academy Awarded Sixth Leed Certification

The Thompson Field House at Phillips Exeter’s Academy. All photos courtesy of Architectural Resources Cambridge.

George Harvey

Phillips Exeter Academy has nearly 1,000 students in grades nine through 12, and it has an outstanding reputation. Describing itself, it says, “The Academy is committed to creating a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion and being […]

Plymouth State’s Solar Array Powers Campus Energy Efficiency

Plymouth State University’s new rooftop solar array features nearly an acre of state-of-the-art solar panels. It is anticipated to offset more than 90% of the Physical Education Center’s annual electricity consumption.

Peter Lee Miller

Plymouth State University’s (PSU) venerable Physical Education (PE) Center has undergone an energy efficiency transformation. It joins the University’s new […]

Making Climate Change Understandable

Kendra Pierre-Louis

Roger Lohr

How does a writer convey the seriousness of climate change without gloom and doom? A presentation regarding communicating changing climate by New York Times climate writer, Kendra Pierre-Louis, was conducted at Dartmouth College to discuss how she tries to resonate with readers about climate change without […]

Mt. Rainbow Community Solar Array

The Rainbow School, in Woodstock, VT. Courtesy photo.

Green Energy Times Staff with Tesha Buss

Tesha Buss has had more than her share of renovating houses in Vermont. In fact, she had completed three of them when she decided to add solar electricity to the barn apartment where she lived […]

Twenty-one New York Universities Form Renewable Energy Purchasing Consortium

Rooftop solar at Cornell University’s McGraw Tower from behind the school store. Image: Jason Koski/Cornell University Photography.

Steve Hanley

This article originally appeared in CleanTechnica, February 18th, 2019. Reprinted with permission of the author.

Twenty-one public and private universities in the state of New York have banded together to create the […]

Sustainability at Dartmouth College Continues

Dartmouth College solar totals more than 2,000 solar panels. All images courtesy of ReVision Energy

George Harvey

Dartmouth College shows up regularly in news and articles at Green Energy Times (G.E.T.). Most of this is at the G.E.T. website, as announcements of programs, lectures, and achievements come out. Attention the […]

Make this school year lead-free

Do you know if the water at your kid’s school is safe from lead?

Check out the Back to School Toolkit to get the lead out of our schools.

Lead is highly toxic, especially for children. There is no safe level for lead in water—even small amounts can have major consequences. The only way […]

The Top Green Colleges in the G.E.T. Region

It is nice to see that there was at least one college in every state G.E.T. covers which made a key environmental list – the Top 20 Coolest Schools list compiled by the Sierra Club. Green Mountain College (GMC) tied for first place and is the second college in the U.S. to reach carbon […]

Learning Intensive Develops Professional Skills

Acadia LeBlanc ’19, left, and Stephanie Malicki ’18, right, engage with community stakeholders to gather feedback and support for Franklin’s green infrastructure. Image: Michael Seamans

Jennifer White and Stacey Doll

Hands-on learning and transformational experiences are cornerstones of a Colby-Sawyer education, and through the Sustainable Learning Initiative (SLI) at Franklin, more than 280 students […]

Scholarships available for Green School Energy Challenge

Ready to take action on climate and energy with your class? Sign up for Green School Energy Challenge

Vermont Energy Education Program (VEEP) moved the kick-off date for Green School Energy Challenge 2018/19 to October 25, so there’s still time for you to join this year’s cohort and lead your class in saving energy and […]