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Posted on: September 5, 2019

E-BIKES: Making the Transition

Tad Montgomery riding his e-bike

Electric bikes, or e-bikes, are a growing trend in transportation and many people are attempting to make the switch from traditional forms of transportation to electric bikes. We recently caught up with Tad Montgomery, our Lebanon Energy and Facilities Ma...

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Energy & Sustainability
Posted on: August 29, 2019

Streetlights Final Removal List

Streetlight Conversion Project Final Removal Notice

In preparation for Lebanon’s streetlight conversion project, the City has made a determination of which streetlights to remove. A total of 116 comments were submitted to the Department of Public Works (DPW) by email, phone message, and o...

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Energy & Sustainability
Posted on: September 5, 2019

Solar Construction Starts

Solar News from Lebanon Energy

The first City solar project is scheduled to begin the week of September 9, 2019 at the Lebanon Solid Waste Facility and will continue through October 25, 2019. People dropping off their trash or recyclables on Monday will see PV panels ...

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Energy & Sustainability
Posted on: August 15, 2019

Lebanon to Construct Citywide Solar Arrays

News from Lebanon Energy

As a major step towards accomplishing its sustainability goals, the City of Lebanon recently signed a contract with ReVision Energy to construct solar PV arrays on eight City properties. 

The sites include City Hall, Kilton Library, the Landfill R...

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Energy & Sustainability
Posted on: June 20, 2019

Lebanon Community Power Awarded Grant

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On Tuesday, June 18, 2019, the New Hampshire Community Development Finance Authority (CDFA) awarded the City of Lebanon a $75,000 tax credit grant to aid in the development and launch of Lebanon Community Power, a municipal aggregation program being creat...

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Energy & Sustainability
Posted on: May 8, 2019

Solar in Lebanon

Solar system designer Steve Dzubak o ReVision Energy taking solar measurements on top of City Hall r

The City of Lebanon has selected ReVision Energy of Concord, NH for Phase One of its solar project. ReVision Energy was selected after a long and thorough review of six submitted proposals. The proposal review team consisted of Lebanon Energy Advisory Com...

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Energy & Sustainability
Posted on: April 18, 2019

Streetlight Conversion Project to Begin

Streetlight Removal Notice

The City of Lebanon is currently working on a plan to convert all streetlights to light-emitting diode (LED) fixtures. This conversion project, when complete, has the potential to provide significant annual energy and maintenance savings, to reduce greenh...

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Energy & Sustainability
Posted on: March 28, 2019

New LEAC Electric Vehicle Subcommittee

News from Lebanon Energy

The Lebanon Energy Advisory Committee (LEAC) has started a new subcommittee to help travelers transition to electric vehicles (EV’s). The price of EV’s plummeting, their range is growing in leaps and bounds, but the infrastructure is not yet totally devel...

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Energy & Sustainability
Posted on: February 28, 2019

Lebanon's New Business Energy Advisor

News from Lebanon Energy

Liberty Utilities has partnered with the Resilient Buildings Group to create a new position to help businesses, non-profits, and municipalities to access energy efficiency incentives and make energy improvements. 

Andrew Hatch, a member of the ene...

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Energy & Sustainability
Posted on: February 19, 2019

Home Battery Project Fills Up Fast

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Due to overwhelming response, Liberty Utilities has closed the waiting list for Phase 1 of their home battery storage pilot program

The waiting list for Phase 2 remains open, however, Liberty has said that it could be at least two years...

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Energy & Sustainability
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

SolarSmart Bronze Award

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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Energy & Sustainability