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Mark Curran Honored by VBSR

Mark Curran Honored for Good Business Practices

Black River Produce Co-Founder Recognized with VBSR’s

Terry Ehrich Award for Excellence in Socially Responsible Business

Burlington, VT – On Tuesday, September 9th, nearly 150 members and friends of Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) came to Shelburne Farms for an event in honor […]

Londonderry Company Cuts Ribbon on Addition

Reposted from the Londonderry News of November 12:

This morning, employees, press and members of the public congregated outside of Wire Belt of America to celebrate the company’s ribbon cutting of their new 12,000 square foot expansion. Standing on the steps of the addition, CEO David Greer stated that Wire Belt’s mission is to help […]

BELLOWS FALLS FARMERS MARKET WINTER SERIES

Train Station, 50 Depot St., Bellows Falls, VT

The Bellows Falls Farmers Market is pleased to extend its regular season with a series of winter markets! On Friday, November 15th, the Bellows Falls Farmers Market will hold its first winter market of the season. The market will be held indoors at the Train […]

GMP issues RFP for Solar Farm at Rutland Regional

RUTLAND, Vt. – Green Mountain Power today issued a request for proposals for the construction of the Solar Center at Rutland Regional, a solar farm and educational center planned for Allen Street.

The project will include a 150-kilowatt solar farm and educational information on renewable energy, and is expected to become a destination for local […]

150+ Vermont businesses join in support of renewables, opposition to misguided, unbalanced Senate Bill 30

Over 150 businesses (and counting) throughout Vermont agree that Senate Bill 30 is an unbalanced piece of legislation that will upend decades of well-planned, statewide energy permitting, stifle jobs and restrict access to affordable, clean energy.

A letter sent to each Vermont Senator reads, “This legislation will hurt local jobs…increase energy costs for homes and […]

News from AllEarth Renewables

Solar at no cost: AllEarth Renewables announces zero cost residential and community-scale solar program

Home-state program features Vermont manufactured technology

Williston, Vermont . . . February 26, 2013 . . . Vermont solar manufacturer and the largest developer of solar in the state, AllEarth Renewables, has announced a […]

Wind is Supported by Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility

Burlington, VT – Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility released the following statement Wednesday:

Vermont must take the challenge of growing our economy while maintaining a safe and affordable energy supply seriously. We must address the urgent issues of energy scarcity, peak oil and global warming with the innovative action we are known for. We must […]

Regarding Clean Energy Development Fund

A Statement by Renewable Energy Vermont Executive Director, Gabrielle Stebbins:

“The action by the Legislature’s Emergency Board and announced today in the Governor’s Budget Address to provide $5 million to the Clean Energy Development Fund (CEDF) is a win-win for Vermonters. It promotes small scale renewable energy generation, while spurring local economic development and local […]

Grappone of Concord, NH goes Above & Beyond

There are two things underlying Grappone Toyota’s new building renovations. One is a solid underlying environmental philosophy. The other is solid underlying bedrock. Both have been used to good effect.

The philosophy is to use well those things that already exist with little waste. With that in mind, the owners rebuilt an old building that […]

Rand’s Hardware is Doing it Big in Plymouth NH

Steve Rand, at Rand’s Do it Best Hardware in Plymouth, New Hampshire, could teach a course on fitting up old buildings for energy efficiency. He got a lot of experience refitting the building his hardware store is in.

In addition to the hardware store, the building has two other businesses and eight apartments. The main […]