renewable energy

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Thu October 23, 2014

Congressional Corner With Peter Welch

  Coal-producing states are often loath to discuss a move away from fossil fuels.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock about his bipartisan bill with a West Virginia lawmaker.

New England News
11:15 pm
Thu October 16, 2014

Vermont Described As A Pioneer Renewable Energy

Credit Renewable Energy Vermont

A member of the California Energy Commission says Vermont is creating an inspiring legacy of achievements that put the state in the forefront of renewable energy technology.

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Hudson Valley News
5:28 am
Tue July 8, 2014

Catskills Group Launches Renewable Energy Campaign Online

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A grassroots advocacy group in the Catskills has begun a campaign focusing on renewable energy.

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New York News
1:30 pm
Wed April 30, 2014

Forum On Energy And Environment Held In Plattsburgh

People for Positive Action, an advocacy and environmental action group in Plattsburgh, hosted a “People’s Summit on Energy and the Environment” at SUNY Plattsburgh Tuesday evening.

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New England News
12:44 pm
Wed March 19, 2014

Report: Clean Energy Initiatives Cutting Emissions Nationwide

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A recent report shows the United States has taken a chunk out of its carbon dioxide emissions over the past seven years as a result of actions and policies.

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New York News
12:08 pm
Tue February 18, 2014

More Fracking Pro And Con - The Battle Rages On

Credit Capital District Against Fracking

The future of hydraulic fracturing has been in limbo since the New York state Department of Environmental Conservation began a review of the practice in 2008. Now, six public hearings are being held across New York to receive public comment on the draft State Energy Plan... one of them in Albany today.  Environmental groups are also at the Capitol today calling on Governor Andrew Cuomo to put renewable energy ahead of fossil fuels in his effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 80 percent by 2050.

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New England News
8:00 pm
Fri December 27, 2013

Dominion Renewable Energy Facilities Open

An example of a solar center

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Dominion Resources Inc. is marking the beginning of commercial operations at two renewable energy facilities in Connecticut.

The Richmond, Va.-based energy company said operations have begun at its fuel cell facility in Bridgeport, Conn., and solar center in Somers, Conn.

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North Country News
6:30 pm
Tue October 29, 2013

Renewable Energy Vermont and Member Businesses Call on State to Meet Interim Renewable Energy Goals

Renewable Energy Vermont has outlined a series of interim goals as the state moves to meet a 90 percent renewable goal by 2050.

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North Country News
7:45 pm
Mon October 28, 2013

Renewable Energy Vermont Hosts Annual Conference

Hundreds of people working in Vermont's renewable energy industry are meeting in South Burlington to help chart a path to the state’s long-term energy goal.

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North Country News
9:15 pm
Thu October 24, 2013

VT Wants to Get More Clean Energy into Power Grid

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Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin says he's going to encourage his five New England counterparts to work with the company that manages the regional power grid to take better advantage of the fast expanding sources of clean electricity across the region.

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