Vermont Business Magazine: Governor flips switch on largest school solar energy system

Shumlin Duxbury school solar Dec 2013Solar developers, state and local officials, and 260 middle schoolers gathered Thursday to flip the switch and energize the largest school solar system in Vermont. Crossett Brook Middle School in Duxbury is now the home of two solar arrays, replacing over one-third of the school’s total electricity demand with solar power.

“This is one more example of Vermont’s leadership in developing our renewable energy resources and in driving math and science education in our schools,” said Governor Shumlin. “Moving forward, we’ll be working to strengthen Vermont’s solar programs so that every Vermont school can follow Crossett Brook’s lead.”

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