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NH Solar Shares Over the Top

The New Hampshire Electric Co-op Foundation recently awarded a $10,000 grant to NH Solar Shares, which will allow the group to break ground on their first solar electric array. Marking the occasion were (from left) NHEC President/CEO Steve Camerino, Dunkin Donuts Plymouth owner and Solar Shares contributor Chris Swanson, PAREI …

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Power When the Grid Goes Down

Power lines downed by storms are an all-too-familiar sight lately. Wikimedia Commons By Nancy Rae Mallery If you have, or plan to have, a solar photovoltaic system, it is important that you address the question of what will happen when the grid fails. Without planning specifically for grid failure, most …

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Renewable Energy Leading U.S. Employment Growth

Wind technician on the job Photo: Energy.gov By George Harvey The U.S. Department of Energy recently released data for employment in energy fields for January, 2017. According to the data, solar generation has grown to employ the most people of all generating technologies, with 373,807 nationwide; wind power took second …

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Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center is a Winner

A 134-kW rooftop solar array was inaugurated in November 2017 at the DHMC’s Heater Road facility.  The 378 solar panels will offset 10% of the electrical demand of the Heater Road DHMC building. Photo courtesy of Norwich Solar Technologies. By Thaddeus Rumple Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC) in Lebanon, New Hampshire, has …

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