by Dr. Thomas Webler One challenge of moving to a future where we get all of our energy from renewable sources is that wind and solar are intermittent, meaning they only make electricity when the sun is out or when it the wind is blowing. Other forms of renewables, such as biomass and geothermal are not … Continue reading Batteries hold the charge for New Hampshire’s clean energy future
Yes, renewable energy will need land, but no more than we presently use for fossil fuels. And, the land can still be used for pasture or to grow wildflowers that support valuable pollinators like monarch butterflies. Farmers can earn income generating electricity while still farming. [Keene Sentinel] Dr. Fred Ward is right. Solar panels cannot generate … Continue reading Keene Sentinel: Energy choice is about the future we want
[Keene Sentinel] Keene has long been a leader in responding to the threats of climate change. Now, to reduce greenhouse gasses, the City Council has set a goal that, by 2050, all energy used in Keene come from solar, wind, geothermal, biomass, tidal or hydropower sources. This excludes all fossil fuels. Meeting this goal is … Continue reading Keene Sentinel: New technology, falling prices mean a green Keene is doable
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Keene Housing announces installation of 260kW solar panel array at Forest View apartments.
[Vermont Biz] Vermont Business Magazine Encore Renewable Energy of Burlington announced today that the historic Silk Mill property on Emerald Street in downtown Keene, N.H., has begun generating electricity from a new solar rooftop system. The mill produced decorative silk yarns from textile factory waste in the early 20th century, and today is a mixed-use … Continue reading Encore Renewable begins generation at Silk Mill
[Keene Sentinel] Other states are committing to 100 percent clean energy: What about New Hampshire? Keene is in the vanguard of cities and towns all across the nation that are moving forward toward a future that is fossil-fuel-free and low-carbon. Now states all across the country are doing the same. California and Hawaii were the … Continue reading Keene Sentinel: State should join the renewable-energy push