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Solar tours announced for June 20 statewide

*+-News Release — Renewable Energy Vermont May 28, 2015 Contact: Ansley Bloomer Renewable Energy Vermont [email protected] 802-595-0723 Montpelier, VT – May 28, 2015 – Solar projects in communities throughout Vermont will be open for public tours the third Saturday in June. “Celebrate Solar Tours” will take place across the state on Saturday, June 20, the […]

LincolnRNG files petition for CPG to operate a renewable natural gas plant

*+-News Release — Lincoln Renewable Natural Gas May 11, 2015 Contact: Dan Smith (802) 229-2092 phone [email protected] email http://iesvermont.com/ Lincoln Renewable Natural Gas, LLC (LincolnRNG) today filed a petition with the Vermont Public Service Board for a Certificate of Public Good to construct and operate a renewable natural gas plant. The LincolnRNG plant would produce the renewable […]

Northern Power Systems reports quarterly distributed turbine orders double

*+-News Release — Northern Power Systems May 12, 2015 Contact: Northern Power Systems Corp. Ciel R. Caldwell +1-857-209-3606 Chief Financial Officer [email protected] BARRE, Vt.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Northern Power Systems Corp. (TSX:NPS), a next generation renewable energy technology company, today announced financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2015. “Reconciliation of GAAP net loss to non-GAAP […]

Vermont Electric Cooperative announces election results

*+-News Release — Vermont Electric Coop May 2, 2015 Contact: Lisa Morris, Cell: 802-730-4399 [email protected] Johnson – The results of Vermont Electric Cooperative’s (VEC) annual election were announced at the Annual Meeting of the Membership on Saturday, May 9, 2015 at Jay Peak Resort. A total of 2,972 members cast their ballots for five ballot […]

Vermont Gas Systems partners on renewable natural gas project

*+-News Release May 12, 2015 Media Contact: Beth Parent, Corporate Communications Manager, Vermont Gas Systems PH: (802) 865-1460 / (802) 578-2776 [email protected] Renewable gas helps Vermont agriculture and yields environmental benefits South Burlington, Vt. – A pioneering renewable natural gas project in Salisbury, Vermont – which will convert organic waste and cow manure to pipeline-quality […]

SunCommon celebrates innovative solar partnership with Northeast Kingdom

*+-News Release — SunCommon May 12, 2015 Contact: Ellen Gershun, SunCommon Solar Community Organizer [email protected] 802-560-5182   ST JOHNSBURY, Vermont – Celebrating St. Johnsbury’s commitment to innovation, SunCommon announced its arrival in the Northeast Kingdom on Tuesday by bringing clean, affordable and accessible solar energy options to local residents. Business leaders, local officials, SunCommon staff, […]

Vermont Gas: Customers pay far less for natural gas than for propane, heating oil

*+-For Immediate Release May 8, 2015 Media Contact Beth Parent, Corporate Communications Manager, Vermont Gas Systems PH: (802) 865-1460 / (802) 578-2776 [email protected] Company will bring clean, affordable energy to more Vermonters South Burlington, Vt. – The natural gas pipeline that will connect Chittenden and Addison Counties will create significant benefit to new and existing […]

Melissa Cronin: Agricultural implications of a carbon tax

*+-A carbon tax in Vermont would help promote local food while paving the way for broader environmental regulations at a national level.

Karl Meyer: A river preserved in plastic

*+-Had agencies and watchdog groups taken responsibility years back for protecting spawning sturgeon at that Rock Dam Pool below FirstLight’s dam, native migratory fish and the river ecosystem would be in a far better place today.

Guy Page: The region’s power mix

*+-With renewable growth slow, Vermont and New England must retain diverse power sources.

Paul Ralston: A better deal for Vermont

*+-What if, instead of burying a power line under Lake Champlain, the line was placed under the state-owned railroad right of way?

Annette Smith: The future source of renewable energy

Tier 1 shown in blue, Tier 2 shown in orange, Tier 3 shown in purple. Tier 1  will be met mostly with Hydro-Quebec "environmental attributes." Source: http://legislature.vermont.gov/assets/Documents/2016/WorkGroups/Senate%20Natural%20Resources/Bills/H.40/Bills,%20Drafts,%20Summaries%20&%20Side-by-Sides/H.40~Aaron%20Adler~RESET%20Bill%20Overview~4-15-2015.pdf

*+-What is missing from RESET is any recognition that this plan creates enormous burdens on our communities and environment, none of which this Legislature has chosen to address.

Panel at carbon risk forum agrees shareholder advocacy not enough, divestment the way forward on climate change

*+-News Release — 350 Vermont April 29, 2015 Contacts: 350VT: Jillian Mayer 350-VT Divestment Coordinator, 941-321-9430, [email protected] Vermont Chapter of Sierra Club: Robb Kidd, Conservation Program Manager, 802-505-1540, [email protected] Montpelier: Over 150 people, including a dozen legislators, state employees, Vermont Pension Investment Committee Members and divestment supporters listened to a panel of experts discuss the […]

Vermont Gas expands service to Jericho and Richmond

*+-News Release — Vermont Gas Systems April 28, 2015 Media contact: Beth Parent, Corporate Communications Manager, Vermont Gas Systems PH: (802) 865-1460 / (802) 578-2776 [email protected] South Burlington, Vt. – As Vermont Gas Systems has expanded service to Jericho and Richmond, almost 950 new business and residential customers saved nearly $1.9 million in 2014 alone […]

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