A Community Power program provides residents and businesses with new competitive electricity supply choices, including more renewable energy up to 100%. Community Power programs use community buying power to meet multiple community goals; defining what those goals should be is up to the community. Come and hear how Keene’s Community Power Plan can be designed … Continue reading Community power public input sessions
Our upcoming virtual tour of Keene homes powered by solar was featured in the Keene Sentinel this week.
Bob Brown was interviewed as a part of our virtual tour of homes powered with solar. Brown installed the system himself and wanted to share how he overcame obstacles and other details that might help a would-be solar installer.
October is Energy Awareness Month and we'll be celebrating with events throughout the month.
The City of Keene launched a new website on Keene’s Sustainable Energy Planning process.
Listen to interviews and read stories about Keene's tremendous progress toward our 100% renewable energy goal on the Keene Sustainable Energy Plan website. Commercial and residential landlord Toby Tousley tells us about making energy efficiency upgrades to his rental properties in Keene. Members of the Clean Energy Team share their memories of building support for Keene's … Continue reading Podcast: Local stories about renewable energy
[Keene Sentinel] As part of its efforts to transition entirely to renewable energy by 2050, Keene is exploring a concept called “community power,” which would make the city the default electricity provider for its residents. According to City Planner Mari Brunner, a community power program allows a municipality to purchase power from the market in … Continue reading Keene Sentinel: Keene looks at community power program
Keene State College heats with vegetable oil Keene State College discovered this affordable, clean, local fuel source saves the college money and isn't subject to geopolitical upheavals and price fluctuations. by Kelly Regan [The Equinox] Keene State switched to purified waste vegetable oil, LR-100, as their heat source in October 2016. Staff at Keene State … Continue reading Renewable profile: Keene State College
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Keene’s newly elected mayor, George Hansel, speaks about his support for renewable energy in a recent interview. “We’re obviously committed to renewable energy here in Keene...We’ve committed to reasonable goals to get us into the renewable energy field and adopt more renewable energy not just for the city’s operations but for the whole community. We’re … Continue reading Interview: Mayor Hansel on renewable energy, affordable weatherization for families