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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 […]

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 […]

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?


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 […]

RELiON Battery Joins 1% for the Planet

RELiON Battery, to donate 1% of annual sales to environmental causes

On July 30, 2020, RELiON Battery announced that they have become a member of the international non-profit organization, 1% for the Planet, ( pledging to donate 1% of annual sales to fund eco-friendly, earth-conscious causes and organizations around […]

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Latest FERC Data For First Half Of 2020:

Renewables Are 57.1% Of New U.S. Generating Capacity

Renewables Are Sole Source Of New Capacity In June Over The Next Three Years,

Renewables Will Add Over 56,000-MW Of New Capacity

Wind And Solar Will Each Provide A […]