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Hanover Community Power Vote on Tuesday

Hanover, New Hampshire, has a Community Power Electric Aggregation Plan up for a vote at town meeting on Tuesday, July 13. This is an important issue, but it is not hard to understand. You can learn about it at the website of Sustainable Hanover, HERE.

Article #18 on the warrant for the 2021 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Texas Blackouts Offer a Lesson for Reducing Dangerous Spikes in Energy Demand

 

Texas Blackouts Offer a Lesson for Reducing Dangerous Spikes in Energy Demand

By Steven Nadel, Executive Director

The historic winter storm across the central United States brought a fierce chill into the homes of millions of Texans who lost electric power. Extended outages played a role in many of the fatalities as some […]

Dartmouth College- Energy@Tuck: Blockchain & Energy and Power & Utilities 101

Join the Revers Center for Energy for two upcoming events: Blockchain & Energy 101 and Power & Utilities 101! Blockchain & Energy 101 February 24, 2021 @ 12 p.m. Join the Revers Center for Energy and the Center Digital Strategies for a discussion about Blockchain, with an emphasis on:

· What is blockchain and […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]