Caledonian Record: Fairbanks Museum going solar with SunCommon

Taylor Reed, Staff Writer | May 13, 2015   ST. JOHNSBURY -- Fairbanks Museum & Planetarium just tapped the sun like a maple tree. The museum joined a "community solar array" through Waterbury-based SunCommon. It was announced Tuesday morning during a ceremony...

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VPR: SunCommon Hopes To Add 100 Customers From The Northeast Kingdom

  by Charlotte Albright | May 12, 2015 ST. JOHNSBURY, Vt. - A solar company based in Waterbury is urging residents of northeastern Vermont to harness the sun. SunCommon got its start as a spin-off from the Vermont Public Interest Research Group...

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VTDigger: For Vermont’s next generation, solar is an asset

FOR VERMONT'S NEXT GENERATION, SOLAR IS AN ASSET APR. 20 2015 by Emily McManamy Editor’s note: This commentary is by Emily McManamy, who is the storyteller at SunCommon. She is a native Vermonter who lives in Starksboro. When my husband and I were house...

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Burlington Free Press: Community solar focuses on community

Community solar focuses on community One of the immeasurable values of living in Vermont is the strength of our communities. Having lived in Jericho for 37 years I've seen this town evolve and have loved becoming more connected to those...

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Rutland Herald: Younger workers play major role in Vt. solar industry

By Gareth Henderson | Rutland Herald | Monday, March 9, 2015 When Khanti Munro started his studies at Green Mountain College in Poultney more than a decade ago, he had to create a self-designed major in order to study solar and other renewable...

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Vermont B/A Magazine: Now Every Vermont Home Can Have Solar

Now Every Vermont Home Can Have Solar (Even Without A Good Site or Lots of Cash) by Dick Nelson Until recently there have been a number of barriers to Vermont homeowners who wanted solar electricity, both real and perceived. In the...

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Rutland Herald: Solar Installation pays off nicely

Solar installation pays off nicely Going solar has been a fun project for me as a new homeowner. I have a bank of 18 panels that stand well away from the house in a sunny spot by the woods. The...

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Rutland Herald: Kids harness the sun to power tiny cars

Solar Rollers by Bryanna Allen | February 20,2015 The little cars zipped around the floor, their drivers clearly in a race to the finish line. They are powered not by the latest and greatest engines, but by a combination of small hands and...

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Addison Independent: Solar sector offers jobs for state

Solar sector offers jobs for state by Rick Shappy It seems a week doesn’t goes by without someone in the media bemoaning the lack of job opportunities for young people in Vermont. While Vermont is an attractive place to live, we...

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Addison Independent: Solar helps keep young people in Vermont

Solar helps keep young people in Vermont by R.J. Adler On Aug. 16, 2013, at 6:30 p.m. I was in Jackson, Wyo., nervously awaiting a call from a potential employer, a solar energy company back in Vermont. After leaving Vermont for...

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