Local SunCommon offers Vermont history lesson to SolarCity

SunCommon Welcomes National Solar Company to Vermont, offers Vermont history lesson to SolarCity   SolarCity, America’s largest installer of residential solar systems, announced via its website today its expansion into Vermont. “We’re excited to have helped over 1500 Vermonters go solar, building a...

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Caledonian Record: Neighbors Benefit From Vermont Community Solar Array

Project To Be Located Near Albany-Lowell Line By Jennifer Hersey Cleveland | July 27, 2015 A company that hopes to build a community solar array near the Lowell and Albany town line is seeking a certificate of public good from the Vermont...

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Rutland Herald: Community solar program expands to Brandon

By Dan Colton, Staff Writer | July 22,2015 Dozens of Brandon residents who can’t equip their property with a solar array will soon have another alternative.On Wheeler Road in Brandon, the upcoming 1-acre, 150-kilowatt solar array will power up to 30 homes....

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Rutland Herald: Salisbury slated to receive SunCommon community solar

  By Dan Colton Staff Writer | June 26,2015 SALISBURY — Salisbury’s second solar field is set for construction later this summer after a Certificate of Public Good was awarded earlier this year.The 1-acre, 150 kilowatt SunCommon community solar field will soon be...

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Times Argus: SunCommon divests from fossil fuelers

by Josh O'Gorman | June 16, 2015 WATERBURY — A renewable energy company is walking the walk as it divests in fossil fuel companies. SunCommon announced Monday its employee 401k investment portfolio no longer includes companies that produce or profit from...

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VT Business Magazine: SunCommon 401k divests from fossil fuels

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...

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Gov. Shumlin Declares Celebrate Solar Day in Vermont

Montpelier, VT – June 5, 2015 – Vermont’s solar industry is lauding Governor Peter Shumlin’s proclamation of the third Saturday in June as “Celebrate Solar Day” in Vermont. The solar proclamation, announced at the Whitcomb Farm in Essex, coincides with...

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Celebrate Solar Tours Announced for June 20

Montpelier, VT – May 28, 2015 – Solar projects in communities throughout Vermont will be open for public tours the third Saturday in June. “Celebrate Solar Tours” will take place across the state on Saturday, June 20, the weekend of...

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Community Gathers for Solar-Powered Picnic

ORWELL – Nestled among a field of solar, area residents gathered Thursday at Vera Blakely’s Orwell home to learn about community solar arrays. Residents were encouraged to tour the array while enjoying a casual outdoor picnic and strawberry shortcake...

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VBSR: Duane Peterson to Receive VBSR Terry Ehrich Award

SunCommon Founder and Co-president to be recognized for outstanding dedication to socially responsible business practices BURLINGTON, Vt. — Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) is pleased to announce Duane Peterson, Founder and Co-President of SunCommon, as the 2015 recipient of...

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