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TDS Center Is NH’s Third-largest Solar Energy Producer

Keene State College’s Technology, Design and Safety Center (TDS Center), which opened in October of 2012, is now the third-largest producer of solar energy on the Public Service of New Hampshire (PSNH) system. Manchester International Airport is the top solar-power producer and Favorite Foods in Somersworth is the second. There are currently 719 customers throughout … Read More »

Communicorps Students Design Vocational School for Haiti

One of Haiti’s problems stems from a severe lack of skilled construction workers, a need that became woefully apparent following the 2010 earthquake. For most construction projects, workers are brought in from the Dominican Republic, a somewhat absurd solution in a country suffering from high unemployment. But education in Haiti is not free, making it … Read More »

KSC Wins STARS Sustainability Silver

  AASHE, the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education has awarded KSC its Silver rating in its STARS (Sustainability Tracking, Assessment, & Rating System) program. “STARS is an assessment of the sustainability work of the whole campus: education and research, operations, planning, administration, and engagement,” explained Mary Jensen, KSCs sustainability officer. ­­ … Read More »