I had a great experience last Saturday at the Rendezvous in Irasburg. The event pulled together energy activists from all over the Northeast. The goal of the event was to start a new conversation about how we can live in concert with our natural resources. From my perspective the event was a huge success.
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Thank you to everyone that came out to Solarfest this year and visited us. We had a fantastic time. We spoke with over 150 Vermonters and visitors concerned about appropriate renewable energy development. The vast majority felt strongly we have to develop renewable energy in the most responsible ways possible.
This past week the Department of Public Service released an overview of the results of their independent noise monitoring of the Sheffield wind project. The report was conducted over 3 days at a cost of $19,000.
We had a great turnout in Pittsford for our first “Your Solar Options” presentation. The hour long discussion reviewed the fundamentals of going solar for homeowners and offered folks an opportunity to be involved in our Power Up Program.
I’ll be presenting on solar options for homeowners this Wednesday at the Maclure Library in Pittsford at 6:30PM. We’ll review the programs and the incentives available and include details of our Power Up Program.
Last week I sent you an email alerting you to the launch of our Power Up Program, or PUP for short. Through PUP we are providing homeowners with the option to purchase solar systems at rates similar to their existing monthly utility bill. We’re doing this by combining the power of net-metering, group buying, and low […]
The big news this week is that S. 30, the bill introduced as a moratorium on utility-scale wind development,passed the House. The House version differs substantially from the Senate version. It calls for the Natural Resource and Energy Committees from both the Senate and House to meet over the summer to discuss the Siting Commission’s recommendations. Now […]