Governor, Local Leaders Celebrate New Wood Pellet Silo & Growing Local Heating Choices
Date: Monday Mar 13th, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM -
Location: 115 Mudge Hill Rd, North Hyde Park, VT
For More Info: http://www.revermont.org
Vermont’s Governor joins local businesses and environmental leaders to celebrate local, affordable, and efficient low carbon heating choices. Bourne’s Energy partnered with other local businesses and the State to expand Vermonter’s access to local wood heating and help the improve efficiency, to reduce climate pollution. The event will include a ribbon cutting for a new bulk wood pellet silo constructed with financial support from the Clean Energy Development Fund. Experts will be available to answer questions about advanced wood heatingand offer stories on how it helps to create jobs, reduce pollution, and grow Vermont’s economy.Advanced wood heating is critical to achieving Vermont’s clean energy and climate goals.
“We want local communities to know the level of commitment both Bourne’s and the State of Vermont have for renewable energy sources and to send a clear message that action and change is necessary,” says Peter Bourne. “Taking advantage of economy boosting, local, and sustainable energy to reduce carbon footprints wherever and whenever we can will bring us closer towards the changes Vermont desperately needs”.
Renewable Energy Vermont represents businesses, non-profits, utilities, and individuals committed to reducing our reliance on dirty fossil fuels by increasing clean renewable energy and energy efficiency in Vermont. Vermont’s clean energy economy supports at least 17,715 sustainable jobs, representing approximately 6% of Vermont’s workforce. Together, we will achieve 90% total renewable energy
(electric, thermal, transportation) by 2050 in order to reduce climate pollution.
Governor Phil Scott
Peter Bourne, Bourne’s Energy
Chris Brooks, Vermont Wood Pellet Co.
Andy Boutin, Pellergy Systems
David Frank, SunWood Biomass
Olivia Campbell Andersen, Renewable Energy Vermont