The way net metering works is, electric customers who generate their own electricity, usually through solar panels, can sell any excess power they create back to the electric company. The company is mandated by law to buy it — and here’s the cost driver to the average ratepayer — at 21.8 cents per kilowatt hour.
A new study is bolstering arguments that the United Nations’ worst case manmade global warming scenario is not likely to happen.
The head of the International Energy Agency (IEA) told U.S. Senators during a hearing the U.S. is becoming the world’s “leader” in oil and natural gas production.
Green Mountain Power’s consumer rates are going up 5 percent and the House Energy and Technology Committee met late last week to find out why. It has a lot to do with green energy.
A wise person would advocate putting the horse before the cart — that is, first use less energy, then build out the much lesser capacity systems needed for the energy still being used. This is so simple. Most people get it, but most pro-carbon tax folks do not.
Last fall, when Bennington was informed it had received a $340,000 share of $6 million in state and federal grants distributed by the state Agency of Transportation, it did something that none of the other 17 towns awarded grants did: It turned the money down.
Sometimes even the best-laid plans fall through. Environmentalists are fretting their plan to replace California’s last nuclear power plant with green energy sources has been rejected by state regulators.
Town Manager Stuart Hurd ordered construction of a new, $425,000 sand and salt shed on Bowen Road to begin without waiting for the required wetlands permit, he revealed on Monday, potentially putting the town in danger of being fined or penalized by the state.
The Environmental Protection Agency could cut its workforce by half by the end of President Donald Trump’s first term in office.