Energize Vermont Releases Film on Vermont’s Energy Options

Dec 03, 2011 No Comments by

Energize Vermont has released a short feature from a work-in-progress documentary entitled, “Vermont’s Energy Options.”  The purpose of the documentary is to examine the different paths Vermont has to a renewable energy future and create a dialogue around their respective impacts and benefits.

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This Week: Mess in Lowell, Solar PR, Energy Plan Debate, Opinions & More – 11/18/1

Nov 18, 2011 No Comments by

There has been a flood of renewable energy news this week. The situation in Lowell has gotten even more heated. On Wednesday two students from Sterling College were arrested at the Occupation campsite and charged with criminal contempt of court. A statement from theMountain Occupation group indicated that they were surprised the arrests took placebecause individuals have […]

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This Week: Lowell Protests, Solar Call, Land Use Debate & More – 10/28/11

Oct 28, 2011 No Comments by

It seemed like the debate over utility-scale wind in Vermont reached a new level this week. In Lowell on Tuesday GMP and the Nelsons were back in court. The judge continued the restraining order on their land, but it appears didn’t give law enforcement everything they felt they needed to make arrests at the site. On Wednesday […]

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Energize Vermont’s Lukas Snelling on Positively Vermont

Oct 24, 2011 No Comments by

Energize Vermont’s director of communications Lukas Snelling appeared on this week’s episode of Positively Vermont on Channel 17 in Burlington. With host Dennis McMahon he discussed community solar in Vermont, and our energy options. Below you can watch the video, or click through to see the original page over at Channel 17.      

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VBM: Acorn Energy Co-op $700,000 solar project moves forward in Middlebury

Oct 24, 2011 No Comments by

Reposted from Vermontbiz.com.   The community solar photovoltaic project organized by the Acorn Renewable Energy Co-op of Middlebury is about to become a reality. The project has now received its Certificate of Public Good (CPG) from the Vermont Public Service Board as well as final approval by the board of directors at Co-operative Insurance Companies […]

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Event: Steven Strong at Green Mountain College Sponsored by Energize Vermont

Sep 29, 2011 No Comments

We are very excited to be sponsoring Steven Strong’s visit and presentation to Green Mountain College in Poultney. He will be giving a presentation called, “Renewable Energy: Building the Bridge to the Post-Petroleum World.” Admission is free, and all are encouraged to attend. 

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Grist.org Opinion: The small-town energy revolution

Sep 22, 2011 No Comments

Below is an opinion from Grist.org Until recently, the idea of powering a local economy with 100 percent renewable energy seemed unrealistic. That has changed: there’s a small town energy revolution underway.

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Draft Comprehensive Energy Plan – Public Feedback Requested

Sep 15, 2011 No Comments

Download the State’s latest draft of the Comprehensive Energy Plan in ZIP format: Vol I Public Review Draft 2011 CEP (Overview) Vol 2 Public Review Draft 2011 CEP (Facts, Figures, Recommendations) Vol 2 Public Review Draft 2011 CEP appendixes (Additional data) Public input on the draft is requested at the following events: September 27th (7-9 p.m.) – Middlebury High […]

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