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Implementing Solar for Your Town or School District - South Burlington's Guide to Municipal Solar

The South Burlington Energy Committee has been working with the City of South Burlington since 2012 to move their idea for a landfill-based solar project forward. Over the course of four years, a public/private partnership was developed with the Burlington-based Encore Renewable Energy to help develop the project. The Energy Committee and city also reached out to the South Burlington School District to extend the project benefits to local schools.

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City Council Resolution on Climate Change

The South Burlington City Council unanimously approved a draft resolution on climate change presented by the South Burlington Energy Committee at the August 7 council meeting. The resolution was presented by energy committee members Don Cummings and Sam Swanson. The resolution joins South Burlington with the State of Vermont, and other communities and businesses, in the Vermont Climate Pledge Coalition and pledges to meet or exceed the obligations for the United States in the Paris Agreement. It also directs the city manager to work with the appropriate committees and the public to undertake the creation of a South Burlington Climate Action Plan that includes specific goals, identifies sectors of South Burlington (municipal, institutional, commercial, residential) that contribute to GHG (greenhouse gas) emissions, and develops strategies that could effectively address these emissions

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Community Energy Dashboard Outreach - 2017

EAN (Energy Action Network) is partnering with VECAN (Vermont Energy and Climate Action Network) to provide targeted support in using the Dashboard to generate ideas, expand outreach, develop projects and track impact towards a more sustainable and affordable energy future. Any town can request targeted support by sending a message to

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