Vermont Utility Green Mountain Power Commits to 100% Renewables by 2030

By [email protected] Green Mountain Power has joined the ranks of utilities like Xcel Energy that are working towards 100 percent carbon-free electricity. The Vermont-based utility will target 100 percent carbon-free by 2025 and 100 percent renewables by 2030.

In December, the company said its power sources were already 90 percent carbon-free, so the 2025 deadline won’t be a huge reach. At the same time, Green Mountain said its mix was over 60 percent renewables, coming from mostly hydropower.

To build up to its 2030 renewables target, the utility plans to increase its purchases of wind and hydropower and add local, distributed resources and

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