WATCH Burlington Electric Partners with Renewable Energy Vermont Members Innovative partnership moves Vermont forward Watch this live press conference. Burlington Electric Department announces their new partnership with Renewable Energy Vermont members Catamount Solar, SunCommon, Peck Electric, DC Energy Innovations, and Building Energy.
SunCommon, a Vermont Benefit Corporation, has chosen to divest its 401k portfolio from fossil fuels. The divestment announcement was followed by a staff-wide educational presentation by Maeve McBride of 350VT and Dan Quinlan of Divestor.org. In keeping with SunCommon’s legal charter that directs the company to attend to the triple bottom line of people, planet […]
Commentary by Emily McManamy, Storyteller at Suncommon. When my husband and I were house hunting in 2010, Starksboro was not on our radar. We were young 20-somethings on the hunt for an affordable property in Chittenden County unaware of Addison County’s rural charm. As native Vermonters, we craved space, peace and quiet and hunted for the […]
Job Growth is High in Renewable Energy Sector Fossil fuel is where the jobs WERE Remarkably, US coal production is at an all time high. However the number of coal miners in the US is hovering near all time lows. Miner productivity is near its all-time high as a result maximizing profits for shareholders. Mechanization […]