energy

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 […]

Public invited to tour Kingdom Community Wind this summer

*+-News Release — Green Mountain Power April 27, 2015 Contact: Dorothy Schnure, 802-655-8418 Free Tours by Green Mountain Power Back for Third Season Colchester, VT…Green Mountain Power is offering free public tours of the 21 turbine Kingdom Community Wind project in Lowell, Vermont, during June, July and August. This is an opportunity for Vermonters and […]

Panel of experts to discuss the merits of divestment at personal divestment seminar

*+-News Release — 350VT April 23, 2015 Contacts: · 350VT: Jillian Mayer 350VT Divestment Organizer, 941-321-9430, [email protected] · divestor.org: Dan Quinlan, 802-760-7400, [email protected]   Burlington: On May 2nd, 350 Vermont and divestor.org will host “Your Investments Matter: Personal Divestment Seminar.” The event brings together a panel of experts to explain how individuals can make a […]

Deborah Messing: Personal and institutional divestiture

*+-Come join us at the two-part Spring Divestment series sponsored by 350 Vermont and its allies.

GMP hosts open house at Rutland Energy Innovation Center

*+-News Release — Green Mountain Power April 23, 2015 Contact: Green Mountain Power, Kristin Carlson, (802) 229-8200 Vermonters Can Learn about Comprehensive Energy Products and Services Like Heat Pumps and eHomes to Save Money Rutland, VT – Green Mountain Power is pleased to invite customers to an open house at its Energy Innovation Center (EIC) […]

Vermont maple sugarer is sweet on solar

*+-News Release April 24, 2015 Contact: Emily McManamy, SunCommon Storyteller [email protected] 825.1625 FAIRFIELD, Vermont –Fairfield maple sugarer Harvey Bushey is planting a new crop on his farm, a community solar array. A longtime resident of Franklin County, Bushey has meticulously tended to his sugarbush by boiling sap every spring for his business, Log Cabin Maples. […]

NG Advantage to provide compressed natural gas via ‘virtual pipeline’ to International Paper

*+-News Release — NG Advantage April 22, 2015 Contact: Mary Evslin NG Advantage LLC 802.760.1167 x506 (o) 802.498.4674 (m) [email protected]   Service Is the Highest Volume Use of Trucked CNG to Date in the US Colchester, VT…. NG Advantage LLC – a Clean Energy company (NASDAQ: CLNE) – announced that it has signed a contract […]

Dynapower expands energy storage capacity

*+-News Release — Dynapower April 21, 2015 Media contact: Gene Hunt Trevi Communications, Inc. office: 978-687-2342 Dynapower Expands Energy Storage Capacity at Headquarters Micro-Grid by Adding 375 kW/250 kWh of Microvast Batteries SOUTH BURLINGTON, VT–(Marketwired – Apr 21, 2015) – Dynapower Company, the global leader in energy storage inverters, announced that it has expanded the […]

Efficiency Vermont recognized for advancing residential efficiency

*+-News Release — Efficiency Vermont April 22, 2015 News Media Contact (202) 586-4940 Efficiency Program Earns 2015 Energy Star Partner of the Year Award WASHINGTON – The Energy Department and the Environmental Protection Agency honored 128 organizations on Monday with 2015 Energy Star Partner of the Year Awards for their commitment to protecting the environment […]

Stowe Electric proposes power array in gravel pit

South Burlington's new twenty-five acre solar farm promises to generate a reported 2.2 megawatts of electricity for the state, enough to power roughly 450 homes. VTD/Eric Blokland

*+-The 1-megawatt solar facility would put Stowe about a quarter of the way toward meeting the RESET standard. Selectboard plans to put $3.5 million bond before voters.

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