Is Vermont’s renewable energy revolution over?
Gov. Phil Scott says he is committed to the goal of having Vermont meet 90 percent of its energy needs with renewable power by 2050. But Vermont is moving in the opposite direction: Renewable Energy Vermont says that in 2017, there was a 50 percent drop in new net metered solar projects. Are new state policies killing renewable energy? And how is Pres. Trump’s new tariff on solar panels affecting the renewable sector?Olivia Campbell Andersen, Dan Kinney, executive director, Renewable Energy Vermont, co-founder and member-owner, Catamount Solar