[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
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