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Posted on: January 29, 2019

Lebanon's SolSmart Award Upgraded to Silver

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Last week, Lebanon was informed that we have been upgraded from SolSmart Bronze to Silver designation by the U.S. Department of Energy. This is the result of the D.O.E.’s reconsideration of two key features that the City had already put in place: ...

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Energy & Sustainability
Posted on: January 24, 2019

Liberty Utilities Home Battery Storage Pilot Approved

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On January 19th the New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission (PUC) released an order approving a battery storage pilot program proposed by Liberty Utilities in 2017. 

According to the Press Release issued by Liberty Utilities, “The pilot program ...

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Energy & Sustainability
Posted on: January 23, 2019

Low-Cost Home Weatherization Program

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COVER is a non-profit based in White River Junction with an energy program. Led by trained crew leaders, COVER's team of volunteers run blower door tests, air seal, insulate water heaters, insulate pipes, insulate box sills, bulkheads and attic hatches, i...

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Energy & Sustainability
Posted on: January 10, 2019

Lebanon Awarded “SolSmart Bronze” for Advancing Solar Energy Growth

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Lebanon is the first municipality in New Hampshire, and only the second in northern New England, to receive a Bronze designation from the U.S. Department of Energy’s SolSmart program. This designation recognizes Lebanon for taking steps to encourage solar...

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Energy & Sustainability
Posted on: January 3, 2019

Dartmouth Thayer School of Engineering to Assist Lebanon Community Power

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The Irving Institute for Energy and Society at Dartmouth recently announced that a $40,000 grant has been awarded to Professor Amro Farid to develop a transactive energy blockchain prototype for Lebanon Community Power (LCP). LCP is the Municipal...

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Energy & Sustainability
Posted on: December 27, 2018

Lebanon Awarded a Sustainability Fellowship

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Lebanon has been awarded a University of New Hampshire Sustainability Fellowship for the coming year. UNH has a nationally-known program in sustainability and makes their Fellows available to businesses, institutions and municipalities who have firm goals...

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Energy & Sustainability
Posted on: December 19, 2018

Lebanon Energy in the News

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On Wednesday, December 19, 2018, Lebanon was in the news with a short NHPR piece featuring the City’s various energy projects. 

Read or listen to the piece here: How Can You Take a Stand on Energy at the Local Level? Le...

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