by Dr. Thomas Webler The results from 2018 are in and solar and wind now make up almost 9% of U.S. electricity. Solar electric energy was up 25% in 2018 and now supplies 2.4% of U.S. electricity. The leading states and percentage of electricity generated from solar are: California - 14% Nevada - 12% Hawaii - … Continue reading Solar and wind now make up 9% of U.S. electricity
[Keene Sentinel] An ambitious resolution for Keene to transition to all-renewable energy usage in coming decades won City Council approval Thursday night, 14-1. The nonbinding resolution sets goals for the Elm City and its residents to rid fossil fuels from electricity use by 2030 and from thermal and transportation use by 2050. Keene’s energy and … Continue reading Keene Sentinel: More green in Keene, City Council adopts renewable energy plan
On Thursday, January 17, the City Council of Keene, New Hampshire voted 14-1 to establish a goal of transitioning the city to 100 percent clean and renewable energy. Keene joins the communities of Concord, Cornish, Hanover, and Plainfield to become the fifth city in the state to establish the goal. The Sustainable Energy Resolution adopts a … Continue reading Keene’s 100% Sustainable Energy Resolution passes
Just in time for the full City Council vote on the Resolution for Sustainable Energy in Keene on Jan. 17., the City has completed its solar installation on the Public Works and Police buildings. Mayor Kendall W. Lane and Keene City Councilors, congratulations on this tremendous achievement. It is a major step toward our renewable energy future … Continue reading Solar panels installed on the roof of the Police/Keene Ice/Public Works buildings
The Draft Resolution for Sustainable Energy in Keene is moving forward to a full City Council vote on Jan. 17. [Keene Sentinel – Jan. 12, 2019] A resolution aimed at moving Keene toward 100-percent usage of renewable energy is one step closer to adoption...this week. The City Council’s municipal services, facilities and infrastructure committee voted, 4-1, Wednesday … Continue reading Keene Sentinel: Keene committee backs renewable energy resolution
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Op-ed by Thomas Webler, Keene State College Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies The Keene City Council is considering a resolution that says by the year 2030, all electricity must come from renewable sources. This is realistic and sensible from a consumer’s perspective. If anything, the timetable may be too slow. Lazard Inc. is a financial … Continue reading Keene Sentinel: Renewable energy is inexpensive energy