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NEWS & MEDIA

Community Power Rules Finalized:

Regulators Open the Door to Revolutionary Community Electricity Programs

The New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission finalized the long-awaited rules which will govern New Hampshire’s community power aggregation program. The creation of this program will help to realize the potential of market competition in New Hampshire’s electricity sector which began more than two decades ago, in 1996. Read the full press release.

Ride and Drive Expo Showcases Latest in EV Market

Unitil Corporation, a provider of natural gas and electricity to customers in New England, teamed up with Clean Energy NH for an electric vehicle Ride and Drive Expo last weekend that attracted dozens of EV enthusiasts and put some curiosity seekers behind the wheel for the first time. Read the full press release.

NH takes a step towards being serious about EV's - 

But the PUC dodges a decision to incentivize public charging infrastructure

Via The NH Business Review

By: Sam Evans-Brown

Every time someone with an electric vehicle plugs it in and charges it overnight, they are saving money for their friends, neighbors and every other customer of their electric utility. Every Time. Don't believe me? Here's how it works. Read the full press release.

North Country Communities Vote For Clean Energy

Throughout the course of the past week, five Coos County communities approved funding for solar projects which
combined will result in over a half a million dollars in energy savings over their lifetimes and leverage as much as
$340 thousand dollars in grant support. 
Read the full press release.

Clean Energy NH and Conservation Law Foundation Appeal PUC Efficiency Decision to the NH Supreme Court

Today, in collaboration with the Conservation Law Foundation, Clean Energy NH filed an appeal challenging the Public Utilities Commission’s decision to drastically cut the state’s energy efficiency programs, which are delivered under the banner of NH Saves. The PUC struck a dramatic blow to NH Saves in a draconian order issued on November 12 of last year, and have refused to reconsider their decision. Read the full press release, or read the appeal.

Clean Energy NH Announces New Board of Directors and Slate of Officers

Clean Energy NH (CENH), a nonprofit organization advocating on behalf of clean energy policies and technologies to build a stronger economic future in New Hampshire, announces the appointment of five new members to its Board of Directors and its 2022 slate of officers. Read the full press release.

Clean Energy Champions Recognized at Annual Member Holiday Event

Clean Energy NH (CENH), the Granite State’s leading clean energy advocate and educator, has announced the winners of its annual awards. Read the full press release.

Chris Skoglund to Join Clean Energy NH

Skoglund has been a pivotal state official on energy policy for over a decade

View Chris's bio.

After more than a decade leading climate mitigation efforts as a state employee, Chris Skoglund will join Clean Energy NH as the new Director of Energy Transition. Read the full press release.

Lawsuit Filed Challenging Decision Defunding NH Saves

Municipalities, Housing Authorities and Efficiency Contractors Join Forces to Challenge PUC Decision

Today Clean Energy New Hampshire and nine other energy efficiency advocates filed a lawsuit requesting an injunction that would stay an order issued by the New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission last month. The order would cut the funding of the popular NH Saves energy efficiency programs by more than 50 percent. 

 

The lawsuit documents can be found here

 

"The documents and testimony compiled in this lawsuit demonstrate that if not stayed, this order will result in irreparable harm to countless New Hampshire businesses," said Sam Evans-Brown Executive Director of Clean Energy NH, "We urge the Superior Court to act swiftly to provide these businesses with relief while the PUC order is reconsidered."

View the updated EERS Legal Fight Page.

Clean Energy NH, Local Communities and Local Contractors 

Sue to Block Cuts to Efficiency Programs

Clean Energy New Hampshire, in conjunction with local efficiency contractors and others that will be harmed by a November 12th order from utility regulators, announced it will file a lawsuit in the New Hampshire Superior Court.

Read the full article Here. 

View the updated EERS Legal Fight Page.

Clean Energy NH Announces New Deputy Director

Stay Work Play NH Veteran Moves to Growing Clean Energy Organization 

View Beth's bio.

Clean Energy New Hampshire (CENH) is adding to its team with the appointment of Beth San Soucie as Deputy Director. San Soucie most recently served as the Director of Communications at Stay Work Play New Hampshire, a nonprofit dedicated to attracting and retaining more young people to New Hampshire. Read the full press release.

Clean Energy NH Comments in Energy Storage Docket

Read them here!

NEW Solar Report & NH Specific Factsheet Released

NEW report shows small-scale solar produced wholesale energy market benefits of $1.1 billion for ALL New England ratepayers from 2014-2019. Read the report here and view the NH factsheet here

How energy efficiency could be a powerful force for economic recovery

July 2, 2020

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Understanding the FERC net metering petition

June 10, 2019

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Clean Energy NH welcome new board members

January 3, 2019

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Transportation Climate Initiative Draft MOU Released

December 2019

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Clean Energy NH Statement on HB365 Upheld Veto

September 18, 2019

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NH hosts world's first electric vehicle relay!

September 16, 2019

Read about it here!

Proposed Fitzwilliam solar array project unveiled to Public

July 22, 2019

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Clean Energy NH Statement on HB365 Veto

June 3, 2019

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Clean Energy NH Welcomes Two New Board of Directors Members

April 22, 2019

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EnBW North America Joins Clean Energy NH,

Signaling Emergence of the NH Offshore Wind Market

March 13, 2019

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Sununu Requests State-Federal Offshore Wind Task Force

NHPR, January 7, 2019

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NH's energy future is not a partisan issue

NH Business Review, December 7, 2018

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NH settlement moves 'cutting edge' utility BTM storage pilot forward

Utility Dive, November 28, 2018

Read it here!