Vermont’s greenhouse gas mandate is costly, symbolic environmentalism, imposing additional costs on residents and businesses with zero offsetting benefits.
Selectboard members in Bennington voted to drop their opposition to one solar project and to continue to fight another.
News Release — Aegis Renewable Energy July 25, 2017 Media Contacts: Sonia Behn 802-560-0055 [email protected] Kelly Pickerel 216-860-5259 [email protected] Aegis Renewable Energy, Inc. Recognized as a Top Solar Contractor in Waitsfield, Vermont The Solar Power World Top Solar Contractors list includes Waitsfield-based solar firm WAITSFIELD, VERMONT—Coming off the biggest year ever for U.S. solar installations, […]
News Release — Norwich Solar Technologies June 21, 2017 Contact: Steve Snyder (802) 359-7406 NorwichSolar.com Norwich Solar Technologies and Upper Valley Aquatic Center Solar Project Powers Up White River Junction— The Upper Valley Aquatic Center (UVAC) and Norwich Solar Technologies (NST) have completed the commissioning of a 500-kilowatt solar project just down the road in […]
News Release — SunCommon June 22, 2017 Contact: Emily McManamy 802.882.8653 [email protected] SunCommon helps brewery fully offset electricity with solar WHAT: Rock Art Brewery unveils Vermont’s first solar-powered beer, Sun Rocked IPA, as a toast to the 20-year-old brewery reaching a new milestone: going solar. SunCommon of Waterbury helped Rock Art Brewery of Morrisville become […]
(This story by Ed Damon was published in the Bennington Banner on May 16, 2017.) ENNINGTON — The developer behind a proposed solar facility that had a state permit and a series of motions denied by state utility regulators is appealing those decisions to the Vermont Supreme Court. The 2.0 megawatt Chelsea Solar project is […]
The new company will crunch data from customers’ electric meters to help forecast conditions on the grid, which is predicted to save Vermonters money.
News Release — Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont Jan. 9, 2017 Contact: Kathy Parry (802) 371-3205 [email protected] BERLIN— Blue Cross and Blue Shield of VT (BCBSVT) announces the completion of a 150 kW net metered solar array installed at their Berlin, VT campus. This system is a roof-mounted solar array comprising 860 panels, […]
News Release — SunCommon Jan. 3, 2017 Contact: Emily McManamy, SunCommon 802.882.8653 [email protected] Vermont’s New Governor Celebrates Local Business Innovation WHAT: SunCommon unveils its latest innovation, the Solar Canopy. This timber frame solar structure is a first for Vermont and expands solar access beyond the traditional rooftop and backyard. The Solar Canopy allows all Vermont […]
News Release — SunCommon Nov. 28, 2016 Contact: Emily McManamy, SunCommon | 882-8653 Family Business Makes Solar a New Family Tradition RUTLAND, Vt. – Rutland’s oldest ‘sleep shop’, Vermont Bedrooms, has joined the city’s rooftop revolution by going solar. Business owners Bill and Rob Beanland worked with SunCommon of Waterbury to install a 73-panel solar […]
News Release — SunCommon Oct. 25, 2016 Contact: Emily McManamy, SunCommon 802.882.8653 [email protected] SunCommon builds executive team ahead of product launch WATERBURY — SunCommon, Vermont’s largest solar company, has expanded by hiring new staff, including an executive leadership team. Tom Berry joins SunCommon as the new VP of Marketing and Sales and Jim Merriam as […]
News Release — Green Mountain Power Oct. 24, 2016 Contact: Kristin Carlson, Green Mountain Power 1-802-229-8200 [email protected] Saves Customers $200,000 in Just One Hour by Reducing Peak Power Demand Colchester, Vt – Green Mountain Power’s Stafford Hill Solar Farm in Rutland, one of the nation’s first micro-grids powered solely by solar and battery back-up, is […]
News Release — South Burlington Oct. 18, 2016 Media Contact: Coralee Holm Public Information Officer (802) 846-4127 [email protected] The closed landfill will be a model of responsible solar siting The South Burlington Landfill Solar Project has received a Certificate of Public Good from the Public Service Board. The 2.15 MWdc (1.55 MWac) project has been […]
Vermont imposing a unilateral carbon tax of $500 million per year by 2027 would be economic suicide.