Date: 
Jan 29, 2015

The New Hampshire legislature is considering HB 143, a bill that would make large hydropower plants eligible for renewable energy subsidies.

Date: 
Mar 27, 2015

This week House budget writers drafted a new proposal for funding the Department of Transportation (DOT).  The proposal uses money from the Renewable Energy Fund and decreases funding for UNH.

Originally a group of four Republicans proposed raising the gas tax to fund a major shortfall in the DOT, but that idea fell flat in the House.

Date: 
Apr 22, 2015

According to a recent study from Wallethub, New Hampshire is the seventh most eco-friendly state in the U.S.

Wallethub ranked states based on fourteen factors, such as air and water quality, carbon dioxide emissions, renewable energy consumption, and recycling.

Date: 
Jun 17, 2015

On Tuesday House and Senate budget negotiators agreed to use $1.8 million from the Renewable Energy Fund for homeland security.

 

Date: 
Jul 20, 2015

On Wednesday, July 22 the Executive Council will vote on whether or not to approve a grant for a large solar panel installation in Manchester.

Date: 
Apr 13, 2017

On Tuesday, April 11 a House committee heard testimony on a bill that would increase state support for biomass and residential solar energy.

Date: 
Jan 19, 2017

New Hampshire’s renewable portfolio standard (RPS) requires utility companies to obtain a certain percentage of electricity from renewable energy sources.

Renewable energy sources include wind turbines, hydroelectric dams, solar panels, biomass plants, etc.

Paris climate agreement
Date: 
Jun 03, 2017

Three Democrat state governors—from California, New York and Washington—launched a state-based initiative to independently uphold the terms of the Paris Agreement on climate change, hours after President Donald Trump formally announced that the United

study committee
Date: 
Jul 10, 2017

When faced with a complex issue, the New Hampshire Legislature will often vote to create a committee to study the issue.  After meeting over the summer and fall, the committee is responsible for recommending any bills the following year.

Here is a summary of some of the major issues committees will consider this summer.

Pages

©2017 Live Free or Die Alliance | The Live Free or Die Alliance is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.