Keene Sentinel: Keene council panel endorses clean-energy plan

Keene's Clean Energy Plan is almost to the finish line. [Keene Sentinel] After nearly two years in the works, Keene’s proposed comprehensive energy plan won the support of a City Council committee Wednesday night. Following its approval by the city’s Energy and Climate Committee last week, the plan was presented at a regular meeting of … Continue reading Keene Sentinel: Keene council panel endorses clean-energy plan

Keene Sentinel: Ambitious energy plan for Keene now goes to City Council

The Keene Sentinel covered the exciting next step for our city's energy plan and upcoming public feedback sessions on Community Power to be held Dec. 8. [Keene Sentinel] With an end-of-the-year deadline looming, Keene’s Energy and Climate Committee has voted to submit its sweeping energy plan to the City Council. During its Wednesday morning meeting, … Continue reading Keene Sentinel: Ambitious energy plan for Keene now goes to City Council

Community power public input sessions

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

Podcast: Local stories about renewable energy

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: Keene looks at community power program

[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

Renewable profile: Keene State College

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