Vermont’s Green Mountain Power commits to 100% renewables

By Michelle Froese Vermont’s largest electric utility, Green Mountain Power announced its commitment to achieve 100% renewable electricity within the next 11 years. GMP’s announcement follows plans and proposals in dozens of other jurisdictions including Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico, Hawaii, Massachusetts, California, Iceland, Sweden, Costa Rica, and Scotland to achieve 100% renewable electricity.
Earlier this year REV and several other organizations wrote a letter urging the Public Utility Commission to reform its implementation of the RES.
“It’s time to REV-up action to grow our local economy and protect our communities from climate change,” said Olivia Campbell Andersen, Renewable Energy Vermont’s executive director. “Vermonters, local businesses,

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