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Fran Putnam

Opinion: S.260 big step forward in renewable siting

Recently, I brought my grandchildren to an event celebrating the signing of the renewable energy siting bill (S.260). They are the reason I work hard on climate change issues…Read More

Community Solar Toolbox

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Comprehensive Energy Bill Passes in Legislature

A landmark renewable energy standard was passed by the Vermont Legislature – Read more here!

Vermont’s Total Energy Study

Flag-of-Vermont(thumb)The Final Report concludes that Vermont’s energy and climate goals are affordable and achievable. Find out more here.


2015 Legislative Update: Renewable Energy Policy Under Consideration

Lawmakers are considering a replacement for Vermont’s SPEED program, read about it here!