Vermont Solar Resources

General resources regarding state solar policies, solar incentives, and utilities.

  • Vermont Energy and Climate Action Network: The tools from VNRC help municipalities and schools go solar more easily, as well as help them identify, modify and craft a contract that best suits their goals and financial needs. VNRC worked with the Vermont League of Cities and Towns, Vermont Public Service Department, several attorneys and others to put together a template net metering agreement for school and municipal projects as well as tips on how to use it. READ MORE →
  • Clean Energy Development Fund: In 2005, the Vermont General Assembly established the Vermont Clean Energy Development Fund (CEDF) through Act 74 (30 V.S.A. § 8015). The purpose of the Fund is to increase the development and deployment in Vermont of cost-effective and environmentally sustainable electric power resources, primarily with respect to renewable energy resources, and the use in Vermont of combined heat and power technologies. The Vision for the CEDF is to serve the citizens of Vermont by increasing local small-scale renewable energy generation while maximizing associated economic development. READ MORE →
  • Net Metering: This Template for Group Net Metering Agreements has been drafted to help municipalities and school districts take advantage of solar benefits and to provide a general framework for a potential group net metering contract with a solar developer. READ MORE →

Last Updated: 11/04/2020

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