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 […]
GMP’s Solar Storage Project Becomes First in New England to Use Solar Battery Storage to Reduce Peak Demand
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.
As wind energy becomes a greater percentage on the German grid, and synchronous-generator energy a lesser percentage, grid stability issues arise, which are exported to connected grids.
Ranger Solar’s potential projects in Sheldon, Highgate, Randolph, Brandon and Ludlow are a real, meaningful and measurable investment in Vermont’s economy.
As our pristine countryside is being inundated by a massive influx of industrial-sized power plants, all of those so-called “guardians” seem to have quietly faded into the remaining, yet-to-be-clearcut-for-solar forest.
Editor’s note: This article is by Andy Kirkaldy, of the Addison Independent, in which it was first published June 22, 2015. FERRISBURGH — Facing a batch of new solar array proposals, the Ferrisburgh selectboard earlier this month sent out a letter of “non-support” to a proposed 480-kilowatt array on the new Dollar General property on […]
Green Mountain College has entered into a unique net-metering agreement with a Benson landowner who has completed installation of a 150 kW solar electric project on his Stage Road property.
Two prominent Vermont conservation organizations recently teamed up with Green Mountain Power to go solar, lowering their energy bills and greening their electric energy footprint.