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New Incentives & Sales Tax Exemption Help Local Wood Do Local Good

New Incentives & Sales Tax Exemption Help Local Wood Do Local Good

Winter cold might be the furthest thing from Vermonter’s minds right now, however, now is the time to start thinking about how to heat next winter. “Reliable and renewable heating alternatives to oil and gas exist; and there has never … Continue reading

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REV is excited to announce Katherine Hamilton as Friday's Keynote Speaker!

REV is excited to announce Katherine Hamilton as Friday’s Keynote Speaker!

Katherine Hamilton is Chair of 38 North Solutions, a public policy consultancy specializing in clean energy and innovation. Her firm also manages a non-profit organization, Project for Clean Energy and Innovation. Previously, she ran the GridWise Alliance, was policy director … Continue reading

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Defending Customer Access to Renewable Energy

Defending Customer Access to Renewable Energy

The Public Utility Commission will issue an order on its first biennial review of net metering on May 1st. Over the last 5 months, Renewable Energy Vermont worked tirelessly to advocate for greater customer access to renewable energy through net … Continue reading

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37 Business, Organizations Urge the Vermont Senate to Support Local, Advanced Wood Heating

37 Business, Organizations Urge the Vermont Senate to Support Local, Advanced Wood Heating

Montpelier – Non-profits, local businesses, and other users of advanced wood heating sent a letter Tuesday to members of the Vermont State Senate urging them to support rural economies, working landscapes, and commitments to climate pollution reductions by taking actions … Continue reading

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Dan Kinney of Catamount Solar Honored by Peers with Distinguished Jim Grundy Award

Dan Kinney of Catamount Solar Honored by Peers with Distinguished Jim Grundy Award

Montpelier, VT – At a reception in the overflowing Cedar Creek Room of the Vermont State House, Renewable Energy Vermont presented co-founder of Catamount Solar, Dan Kinney with the 2017 Jim Grundy Award for generosity of spirit and integrity in … Continue reading

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Solar Program Changes Shrink Economic Opportunity in Vermont, Losses Jobs 

Solar Program Changes Shrink Economic Opportunity in Vermont, Losses Jobs 

Residents of the Green Mountain State are committed to self-reliance and clean energy, however, a keystone program enabling Vermonters to generate their own renewable energy and keep their dollars local has languished, resulting in lost economic opportunity. Net metering allows … Continue reading

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REV Holds Pollinator-Friendly Solar Webinar

REV Holds Pollinator-Friendly Solar Webinar

REV, Green Lantern Group, Bee the Change, VHB, and others came together January 29th at 2:00 for a webinar to discuss the challenges and opportunities associated with implementing pollinator-friendly practices. Special thanks to the webinar sponsors, VHB and Bee the Change! Pollinators are a crucial part of … Continue reading

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Solar Leaders, Wildlife Advocates & Scientists Partner  to Protect Pollinators

Solar Leaders, Wildlife Advocates & Scientists Partner to Protect Pollinators

Montpelier, VT – Today, Renewable Energy Vermont (REV) members pledged to help pollinators through bee and bird-friendly plantings at solar projects across the state. In partnership with leading scientists and environmental organizations, solar leaders committed to help landowners re-create habitat … Continue reading

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