Chris Warner inspects the restoration design or Manomet's pioneer soft-shell clam farming experiment.

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Manomet lands $288,000 NOAA grant for clam farming work

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has awarded Manomet a two-year, $288,000 grant to help Maine towns set up softshell clam farms. The grant comes from the NOAA/National Marine Fisheries Service Saltonstall-Kennedy Grants Program, which funds projects that address the needs of fishing communities, optimize economic benefits by building and maintaining… SEE MORE
The interior part of an air-source heat pump includes a fan that blows across the heated coils.

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Heat pumps harvest warmth from cold air

Heating efficiency experts will tell you the best bucks you can spend on your home are those that keep the heat you've already paid for inside a little longer. Air sealing in the basement and around the chimney and installing plastic window inserts and caulking around the outside frames are… SEE MORE
Cal Trumann of ReVision Energy installs photovoltaics.

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The case for solar electricity

Editor's note: Bill Behrens is the founder of ReVision Energy, based in Liberty. Behrens was a guest on the "Common Ground Radio" program on WERU-FM on Sept. 4, where the topics included energy produced by photovoltaic technology, which Behrens' company installs. Homeowners can let the electricity power the building and, if… SEE MORE