Vermont’s largest city now using 100% renewable energy sources

by Jen Hayden

Vermont’s largest city has a new success to add to its list of socially conscious achievements: 100 percent of its electricity now comes from renewable sources such as wind, water and biomass.

With little fanfare, the Burlington Electric Department crossed the threshold this month with the purchase of the 7.4-megawatt Winooski 1 hydroelectric project on the Winooski River at the city’s edge.

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http://www.dailykos.com/story/2014/09/15/1329920/-Vermont-s-largest-city-now-using-100-renewable-energy-sources?detail=facebook

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