Wind http://nhpr.org en Weighing Wind Power http://nhpr.org/post/weighing-wind-power <p>When one of country’s first wind farms came to Crotched Mountain New Hampshire in 1980, wind power seemed an environmental “no-brainer”: a pollution-free renewable energy source. &nbsp;&nbsp;Although the project only lasted a year, it was considered a success for the future of wind development. Wed, 26 Mar 2014 13:00:18 +0000 The Exchange 45601 at http://nhpr.org Weighing Wind Power Decarbonizing The Grid: Where Are We? http://nhpr.org/post/decarbonizing-grid-where-are-we <p></p><p>New Hampshire’s energy grid relies heavily on fossil fuels like oil and coal, and getting the grid off of those fuels will be a major hurdle in addressing the challenge of global warming.</p><p></p><p>But here in New Hampshire, it’s proving a steep challenge to get carbon out of the electric supply, without breaking the bank for customers or utilities. But that doesn’t mean that people aren’t trying. As part of a weeklong look at New Hampshire’s Energy Future, we ask what’s being done about CO2?</p><p></p><p><strong>Efficiency First</strong></p><p></p> Tue, 29 Jan 2013 20:00:00 +0000 Sam Evans-Brown 20925 at http://nhpr.org Decarbonizing The Grid: Where Are We?