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  • Renewable Energy Vermont | Building Our Renewable Energy Future: Clean, Sustainable, Secure
    Places to Work in VT Vermont Business Magazine and the Vermont Chamber of Commerce have announced the top 38 Best Places to Work in Vermont 2016 The awards program was created in 2006 and is presented in partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management Vermont State Council SHRM the Vermont Department of Labor and the Vermont Department of Economic Development and Best Companies Group The REV members included were AllEarth Renewables Hickok Boardman Renewable NRG Suncommon and VEIC The final rankings for each category will be announced at a special awards presentation on March 31 2016 at the ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center from 5 00 pm thru 7 30 pm Learn More Vermont Forest System Sector Analysis Released The Forestry Committee of the Working Lands Enterprise Board WLEB released the final report of the Forest Sector Systems Analysis The year long project brought together hundreds of members of the forest and wood products industry The three main takeaways defined a need for increased public awareness of the economic importance of the forest and wood products sector industry wide network development and increased consumer demand for Vermont made wood products Read the full report here Poll Shows Vermonters Want More Solar in Their Towns Vermonters across the state want more solar in the state and also in their own towns a recent poll found Three quarters of Vermonters surveyed support building more solar farms in Vermont 76 Additionally Vermonters are just as supportive of building more solar farms in their own towns 75 Support for more solar farms extends across party lines with Democrats 87 Independents 65 and Republicans 58 all strongly supporting building more solar farms in their towns See full results here President Obama Proposes Huge Boost to Clean Energy Funding in 2017 Budget President Obama s FY2017 budget request boosts clean energy funding aiming to reduce the cost of sustainable transportation vehicles and increase the use of clean renewable power from solar wind water and geothermal energy Learn more 2015 Vermont Clean Energy Industry Report Renewable Energy Vermont statement regarding 2015 Clean Energy Industry Report The 2015 Vermont Clean Energy Industry Report results show again that investment in local energy and local jobs is a win win for Vermont From efficiency to biomass to solar businesses we are seeing not only more jobs in Vermont in this sector but also an economic ripple into other sectors with nearly 60 of clean energy businesses relying on Vermont suppliers for more than half of their vendor needs This creates a robust network of economic development that keeps all of our dollars circulating locally REV welcomes Vermonters interested in this sector to join us on October 8 th and 9 th at RE2015 Leading the Energy REVolution says Gabrielle Stebbins Executive Director of Renewable Energy Vermont Learn more Wind Power Generates 140 of Denmark s Electricity Demand See how Denmark generated enough Wind Energy to meet their domestic electricity demand and then some Learn more IRS Rules Favorably

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  • Renewable Energy Vermont | Renewable Energy Vermont
    25 years The town has unanimously given its blessing to a solar project that is projected to save it 750 000 in electrical costs over a 25 year period Learn More Five REV Members Named Among Best Places to Work in VT Vermont Business Magazine and the Vermont Chamber of Commerce have announced the top 38 Best Places to Work in Vermont 2016 The awards program was created in 2006 and is presented in partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management Vermont State Council SHRM the Vermont Department of Labor and the Vermont Department of Economic Development and Best Companies Group The REV members included were AllEarth Renewables Hickok Boardman Renewable NRG Suncommon and VEIC The final rankings for each category will be announced at a special awards presentation on March 31 2016 at the ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center from 5 00 pm thru 7 30 pm Learn More Vermont Forest System Sector Analysis Released The Forestry Committee of the Working Lands Enterprise Board WLEB released the final report of the Forest Sector Systems Analysis The year long project brought together hundreds of members of the forest and wood products industry The three main takeaways defined a need for increased public awareness of the economic importance of the forest and wood products sector industry wide network development and increased consumer demand for Vermont made wood products Read the full report here Poll Shows Vermonters Want More Solar in Their Towns Vermonters across the state want more solar in the state and also in their own towns a recent poll found Three quarters of Vermonters surveyed support building more solar farms in Vermont 76 Additionally Vermonters are just as supportive of building more solar farms in their own towns 75 Support for more solar farms extends across party lines with Democrats 87 Independents 65 and Republicans 58 all strongly supporting building more solar farms in their towns See full results here President Obama Proposes Huge Boost to Clean Energy Funding in 2017 Budget President Obama s FY2017 budget request boosts clean energy funding aiming to reduce the cost of sustainable transportation vehicles and increase the use of clean renewable power from solar wind water and geothermal energy Learn more 2015 Vermont Clean Energy Industry Report Renewable Energy Vermont statement regarding 2015 Clean Energy Industry Report The 2015 Vermont Clean Energy Industry Report results show again that investment in local energy and local jobs is a win win for Vermont From efficiency to biomass to solar businesses we are seeing not only more jobs in Vermont in this sector but also an economic ripple into other sectors with nearly 60 of clean energy businesses relying on Vermont suppliers for more than half of their vendor needs This creates a robust network of economic development that keeps all of our dollars circulating locally REV welcomes Vermonters interested in this sector to join us on October 8 th and 9 th at RE2015 Leading the Energy REVolution says Gabrielle Stebbins Executive

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  • eNews Sign Up | Renewable Energy Vermont
    Trainings RE 2016 Conference Resources Frequently Asked Questions How to be an Informed Buyer Job Openings News Resource Documents Requests for Proposals eNews Sign Up Renewable Energy Vermont eNews Sign Up Want to hear the latest and greatest on renewable news Do you want to know more about how to create a better energy future Please enter you email address to be added to our eNews mailing list We will

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  • Join REV | Renewable Energy Vermont
    Business Member companies are listed in REV s online directory with a link to their website and receive discounts at all REV conferences and events Individual members receive discounts at all REV conferences and events In addition all REV Members receive REV s marketing education and public relations efforts Exposure to a targeted audience group seeking renewable energy information and business referrals via our website email and phone inquires Representation and support in the State Legislature and at State regulatory hearings Staff support for issues facing your business The option of joining or starting a REV Working Group to implement strategic goals for your business technology or sector REV s monthly newsletter a clearinghouse for local renewable energy news events conferences and workshops and a place to publish your organization s growth and development And the chance to influence the growth of the Vermont renewable energy industry Become A REV Member You can pay online using a credit card or if you need an invoice just send us an email at info revermont org to let us know what level you want to join at If you prefer you can mail a membership check with the membership payment Information below Membership Levels Associate Business Member 300 year Annual Revenue 200 000 Full Business Member 750 year Annual Revenue 1 Million Corporate Member 2 000 year Annual Revenue 1 Million 5 Million Industry Member 4 000 year Annual Revenue 5 Million Public Utility Member 2 000 year Regardless of Revenue Individual Member 75 year Individuals Only Download and mail membership form Mail your form to Renewable Energy Vermont P O Box 1036 Montpelier VT 05601 Phone 802 229 0099 email info revermont org REV Member Website Promotional Benefits Industry Corporate Membership Level Industry First position on site wide static Industry and

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  • About Us | Renewable Energy Vermont
    REV Factsheet pdf What We Do REV works across a spectrum of activities to advance and grow reliance on our own renewable energy We strengthen Vermont renewable energy businesses by building business networks and partnerships and providing professional development training and support We push for state energy policies that promote increased affordable and comprehensive renewable energy and represent renewable energy at Public Service Board proceedings We engage in outreach and education about the benefits of renewable energy hold biannual conferences and tradeshows publish a monthly newsletter and provide a deep online and on call resource for Vermont specific information on renewable energy We talk to Vermonters and citizens around the New England region everyday feel free to give us a call write an email or stop by our Montpelier office Legislative Action REV Conferences Partnership Program REV Newsletter Technology Pages Incentives Information Member Directory Events Listing Jobs Classifieds Success Stories Making Progress Since REV was founded in 2001 we ve seen the growth of renewable energy in Vermont and we re happy to report that things are looking better than ever REV has played a central role in the development of renewable energy in Vermont from passing Standard Offer Program and the Renewable Energy Bill legislation to holding the largest ongoing renewable energy conference and tradeshow in Vermont for nine years and counting REV lobby efforts have enabled renewable energy technologies projects and jobs to become increasingly competitive and accessible REV installer accreditation Partnership Program helps guide nascent businesses towards a higher bar of accountability and quality Twice each year REV conferences bring new ideas and hard work together connecting industry professionals and interested citizens alike for generative discussion networking and learning REV works across many channels and we hope to reach even more businesses and individuals with our new website Please take a look and offer us your feedback we want to work for you More On REV Areas of Activity Strengthening Vermont Renewable Energy Businesses Vermont needs a strong renewable energy industry to provide the equipment expertise and leadership to transform our energy supply REV is working within the renewable energy industry to build business networks and partnerships and provide professional development training and support See Partnership Program State Energy Policies REV is the only organization dedicated solely to working toward increased renewable energy use in Vermont REV is continually working to see that Vermont enacts policies and legislation that promote renewable energy See Legislation Page Incentives Page PSB Proceedings REV is working to ensure that the Vermont Public Service Board enacts public energy policy that supports local renewable energy Education REV is committed to providing renewable energy education to the schools communities and public of Vermont REV is raising public consciousness about the many benefits of the power of hydro wind bioenergy solar and geothermal as well as energy efficiency in Vermont See Technology Pages REV Conferences REV s biannual conferences have become the flagship renewable energy events in Vermont drawing attendees from across the state and

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  • Board & Staff Bios | Renewable Energy Vermont
    Vermont s wind and solar generation capacity and reducing carbon David Blittersdorf AllEarth Renewables Inc Williston VT AllEarth Renewables Inc specializes in the design manufacture and installation of complete grid connected wind and solar renewable energy systems that lessen dependence on nuclear and fossil fuels and reduce greenhouse gas emissions The company s goal is to provide turnkey products that harness the power of wind and sun for homes and businesses while creating sustainable well paying jobs Leslie A Cadwell Leslie A Cadwell Legal Counselor Advocate PLC Castleton VT Leslie is an attorney with a solo practice focusing on renewable energy utility and communications regulation Prior to opening her own practice Leslie was a partner at Gravel Shea in Burlington VT For more than fifteen years Leslie has advised leaders in both the public and private sectors Leslie served as General Counsel for the Vermont Electric Power Company Inc Special Counsel and Director for Telecommunications for the Vermont Department of Public Service and Senior Staff Attorney at the Vermont Supreme Court David Frank SunWood Systems Waitsfield VT As we enter the 21st Century the most common topic of conversation will no doubt be energy Forward thinking Vermonters are on the move searching for sustainable solutions to conventional sources such as oil and propane SunWood Systems is a company founded with these principles in mind Karen Glitman VEIC Burlington VT Karen is the Director of Transportation Efficiency at VEIC where she develops and oversees VEIC transportation efficiency efforts including the Way to Go Go Vermont Drive Electric Vermont programs and Transportation Efficiency Utility TEU Her previous work included the UVM National University Transportation Center UTC UVM TRC and 8 years at the Vermont Agency of Transportation She served as the Vermont Clean Cities Coalition Coordinator 2007 2009 Karen was admitted to the Vermont Bar in 1990 and served as a member of the Vermont House of Representatives from 1985 1990 Kerrick Johnson VELCO Rutland VT Ver mont Electric Power Company VELCO was formed in 1956 when local utilities joined together to create the nation s first statewide transmission only company in order to share access to clean hydro power and maintain the state s transmission grid Chuck Karparis Vermont State Employees Credit Union Montpelier VT Chuck manages VSECU s lending operation in consumer mortgage and commercial loans After years of running successful energy loan programs for providers Chuck led the development of the credit union s VGreen Energy Savings Loan Program the state wide financing solution for energy efficiency renewable and alternative projects including green vehicles His role in the Thermal Energy Finance Pilot Program will be to help develop credit enhancement options establish lending criteria program billing budget oversight and program management Chuck has a B A from Columbia University and an M B A from the University of Colorado Dan Kinney Catamount Solar Randolph VT Dan brings more than 12 years of experience to Catamount Solar building and managing hundreds of residential and commercial projects throughout Vermont and across

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  • Chair Letter | Renewable Energy Vermont
    for oil diesel gasoline natural gas propane and jet fuel is not sustainable We are fortunate to live in a state that supports a clean energy future with a new goal of 90 of all Vermont energy needs coming from renewables by 2050 The questions now are how exactly is this goal defined into an implementation plan How exactly do Vermonters transform to a clean energy future that brings sustainable jobs into our state REV s vision is that this challenge is our opportunity Although you can outsource certain jobs you can t outsource the majority of jobs required to transform Vermont s energy infrastructure REV s vision for our energy future is the following Power Achieve at least 50 of our power from in state sources through a mixture of small scale net metered projects and larger clean energy contract and utility projects This includes hydro wind farm methane and solar with new technologies advancing daily Heating Partner with efficiency businesses to stop heating the outdoors and then use biomass geothermal and solar hot water for the remainder of our heating needs Smart Grid Our current electric grid communicates for the most part in one direction from utility to end user with the usage communicated once a month to the end user Developing a two way real time energy communication infrastructure in which energy is sent where needed stored via electric cars and generated in as many locations as possible is a key component to transforming to a more efficient and more renewable energy portfolio Transportation With a Smart Grid able to time when we charge electric vehicles from power generated locally thereby lessening line loss and with ongoing advances in electric vehicle development Vermont can and will move towards an electrified transportation system Key components also include utilizing

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  • REV Press Releases | Renewable Energy Vermont
    to 895 people living in all of Vermont s 14 counties See full results here Poll Shows Vermonters Want More Solar In Their Towns Thursday February 18 2016 MONTPELIER VT Vermonters across the state want more solar in the state and also in their own towns a recent poll found Three quarters of Vermonters surveyed support building more solar farms in Vermont 76 Additionally Vermonters are just as supportive of building more solar farms in their own towns 75 Support for more solar farms extends across party lines with Democrats 87 Independents 65 and Republicans 58 all strongly supporting building more solar farms in their towns Regarding the pace of solar energy deployment 77 of Vermonters believe the current pace of solar development is about right or should be going faster A majority of Vermonters believe that the current pace of solar energy use in Vermont is just right while 23 believe the pace of solar energy development is not going fast enough Only 16 believe that solar energy use is going too fast A professionally conducted telephone poll of 300 Vermont adults was conducted from February 1 4 2016 by Anzalone Liszt Grove and paid for by the Renewable Energy Vermont Education Fund REVEF The statistically significant poll had a margin of error of 5 66 These results confirm the support for solar we are hearing from communities and residents across Vermont explained Rod Viens Chair of the REVEF board All across the state we hear from people that solar energy gives communities power and increases the state s self reliance with locally generated renewable energy that contributes to combat climate change More and more communities are exploring opportunities to build solar projects and more and more customers want the financial and environmental benefits of going solar The specific

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