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Henniker Community School’s Energy Makeover

Henniker NH’s Community School has achieved an impressive renewable energy goal with an energy makeover. (Courtesy image)

George Harvey

New Hampshire’s Henniker Community School (HCS) has had a much-needed energy makeover. The work included a rather diverse group of individual projects, and it was managed by Energy Efficiency Investments (EEI) of Merrimack, […]

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 […]

Sustainability Efforts at Golden Brook Elementary School

 

Award-winning Golden Brook elementary school. Photo credit: Ryan Bent Photography.

Barb and Greg Whitchurch

The Golden Brook Elementary School project, in the Windham, NH, converted an overcrowded, “vintage” facility into a new facility that supports a safer, more effective learning environment. The designers incorporated as many energy-efficient features as possible within budgetary limitations.

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FEED Kearsarge Nourishes Our Community

The FEED Kearsarge initiative’s key collaborators: Greg Berger (Spring Ledge Farm), Steve Allenby (Kearsarge Neighborhood Partners), Hanna Flanders (Kearsarge Food Hub), and Leon Malan (Colby-Sawyer College).Image from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XdDb9QnTGI4&feature=youtu.be

Jennifer White

Many local organizations have worked diligently to alleviate temporary food insecurity and improve the long-term resilience of our food system by offering emergency assistance, […]

A Place to Grow

Interior of A Place to Grow. Images courtesy of ReVision Energy.

George Harvey

A Place to Grow (APTG), a childcare center in Brentwood, New Hampshire, has some features that set it apart. True, it takes children as young as six weeks, and true, it is open from 6:30 AM to […]

Dover, NH School Achieves Solar Milestone 

Array to Save Taxpayers Over $4 Million

Starting the school year off right! Dover High School’s new 2,851-panel, 912-kW rooftop solar array will keep 1,111,262 pounds of carbon out of the atmosphere every year. Photo credit: ReVision Energy.

ReVision Energy has completed the installation of the largest rooftop solar array in the company’s history. […]

Musical Performance to Educate on Climate Change

Counterpoint members

Green Energy Times Staff

Counterpoint is a professional a cappella group based in Vermont. It performs many kinds of music in all sorts of places. It has a mission beyond entertaining, however, and this includes performing in ways that benefit society. One of its specific goals is to […]

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 […]

Massachusetts Schools Awarded Funds for Clean Energy Education Programs

Greater Lawrence Technical School. Courtesy photos.

The Baker-Polito Administration announced $480,000 in funding to three high schools for hands-on learning and academic training programs that prepare students to pursue clean energy in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) programs in higher education and careers. The funding was announced at at MassCEC’s New Bedford […]

Five Colleges Cooperate for Solar Power

Hampshire College solar array. Photo: Hampshire.edu.

Hampshire College

By George Harvey

Five New England colleges have joined forces in a solar power cooperative. Three of them, Amherst, Hampshire, and Smith, are in central Massachusetts. One, Williams, is in far western Massachusetts, and one, Bowdoin, is in Brunswick, Maine.

Together, they […]