Vermont Business Magazine The Burlington Electric Department (BED) today issued a Request for Information(link is external) (RFI) through which BED is requesting ideas for new projects and programs that will help reduce or eliminate fossil fuel consumption as part of the City of Burlington’s effort to become a “Net Zero Energy City” across electric, thermal
Post Mills — As Vermont’s ever-shifting energy landscape continues to shake up the renewable energy sector, a community solar array coming online this month will showcase a new twist on existing financial models.
“This is a hybrid,” said Dori Wolfe, whose company, Wolfe Energy in Strafford, has purchased two shares — at a cost
Montpelier — Gov. Phil Scott met with his climate action commission on Monday to hear ways Vermont can curb carbon emissions while spurring economic development and energy affordability. It marked the first time the governor met with the full board he appointed last year.
Commissioners described ways to wean the state off fossil fuels
As of 2017, Vermont’s energy use was 20 percent renewable, up from 12 percent renewable in 2010, according to the 2017 Annual Report by the Energy Action Network (EAN). That’s a 66-percent increase in seven years, but the annual report says that this pace of increase is not fast enough to reach the
Roughly one year ago, with much fanfare, Gov. Phil Scott created the Vermont Climate Action Commission, whose charge was to produce recommendations for fighting climate change in Vermont. The commission was greeted with a fair bit of skepticism, partly because Scott’s environmental track record is heavy on delay and incrementalism, and partly because he strongly