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
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
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
“Enacting [a renewable energy policy] will create local jobs and business opportunities...and position Keene as a leader in renewable energy.” — Tedd Benson, Bensonwood Founder Bensonwood Woodworking Company's new 136-kilowatt photovoltaic array is expected to produce 40 percent of the electricity needed at their building system's manufacturing facility. The flat roofs of factories are the perfect … Continue reading Renewable profile: Bensonwood
“The Monadnock Food Co-op values a Triple Bottom Line: people, planet, and profit. We have over 3,000 members from the region who share these values.” — James Holcomb, Sustainability Coordinator The roof of the Monadnock Food Co-op is home to New Hampshire’s first Community Supported Solar program, a locally developed, funded, owned and controlled initiative. … Continue reading Renewable profile: Monadnock Food Co-op