Tag Archives: Solar

Henniker Energy Committee: Solar Energy Report…

Before one can truly appreciate how governmental decisions are made, one must first understand the committee system and the vital role that committees play. The ‘committee’ should be at the center of all local government decisions. | Keep Reading at … Continue reading

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Solar Industry Has Mixed Reaction to Manchester Mayor’s Proposed Energy Plan

Manchester Mayor Ted Gatsas proposed a comprehensive solar energy plan for New Hampshire’s largest city which he said would save taxpayers $5.5 million. At a board meeting on Tuesday, Gatsas presented a two-part proposal to expand the city’s burgeoning solar … Continue reading

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Possible tariff puts NH solar firms on edge

The possibility of a major trade tariff on photovoltaic cells could eclipse much of the nation’s growing solar energy industry, especially in New Hampshire where it is already trying to overcome two state regulatory barriers. The U.S. International Trade Commission … Continue reading

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Solar Panels Generate 300 Times More Toxic Waste Than Nuclear Reactors

Solar panels create 300 times more toxic waste per unit of electricity generated than nuclear power plants, according to a Thursday report from the pro-nuclear group Environmental Progress (EP). The report found that solar panels use heavy metals, including lead, chromium … Continue reading

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Public Utilities Commission Says – More Green Pork

This past Friday, the New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission (PUC) lifted the so-called cap on net metering.  I explained net metering, and the “cap’” in a prior post, which I partially reproduce below.  In a nutshell, net metering forces electricity … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Electric Cooperative Breaks Ground on State’s Largest Solar Array

MOULTONBOROUGH — New Hampshire Electric Cooperative has begun construction of what will be the largest solar electric array in the state, a two-megawatt system that will provide its members a clean source of electricity located on NHEC’s own distribution system. … Continue reading

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