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Alumni Spotlight: Stephanie Gardner of EnerNOC

Stephanie Gardner was a Research Associate at the Institute for Energy and the Environment while working towards her Masters in Environmental Law and Policy (MELP ’14) and a certificate in Energy Law. In her time at the Institute, Stephanie worked … Continue reading

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VLS Energy Clinic Comments on FTC’s “Something New Under the Sun” Workshop

On June 21, the Federal Trade Commission held a one-day public workshop — Something New Under the Sun: Competition & Consumer Protection Issues in Solar Energy—to “explore competition and consumer protection issues that may arise when consumers generate their own … Continue reading

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Alumni Spotlight: Katie Johnson of One Energy

In her time as a Research Associate at the Institute for Energy and the Environment, Katie Johnson (JD ’13) helped research and publish a report detailing state policies related to consumer privacy and the smart grid and co-authored a report … Continue reading

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Vermont Net Metering Rule Changes: What You Need to Know about Rule 5.100

Below is info from a fact sheet released by the Energy Clinic at Vermont Law School about the Public Service Board’s proposed rule changes. Download the fact sheet along with a sample letter to the PSB here: Rule5.100-Fact Sheet Vermont … Continue reading

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IEE Fortnightly – March Madness Edition

Note: We send out biweekly updates to the VLS community about the goings-on at the Institute. We will re-post them here for posterity. Greetings from the Eaton House, Neither spring break nor college hoops have slowed down the IEE. Still … Continue reading

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What Makes Good Solar in Vermont?

In or around Addison County? Come see IEE Deputy Director Kevin Jones speak on this panel hosted by Acorn Energy Co-op. What makes good solar in Vermont? Wednesday, March 16, 2016 Ilsley Library, Middlebury 7 – 8:30 PM Vermont has … Continue reading

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IEE Fortnightly – Town Meeting Day Edition

Happy Town Meeting Day from the Eaton House, Hope you had a nice morning in your local town hall or school gym, engaging in one of our nation’s finest traditions of participatory democracy. Robert’s Rules need not apply here, so … Continue reading

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New Energy Clinic REC Report: Solar and Wind Provide Zero Percent of Vermont Electric Supply

Despite the recent growth in solar and wind projects, Vermonters’ consumption of energy from solar and wind is 0-percent, according to the Department of Public Service, as revealed today in a report by Vermont Law School’s Energy Clinic. The report … Continue reading

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IEE Fortnightly – Winter Warmer Edition

Greetings from the Eaton House, Here’s what’s new at the Institute…. Senator Asks, “What the Heck is a REC?” Last week, Senator Chris Bray, chair of the state’s Committee on Natural Resources and Energy, dropped into the Energy Clinic asking for … Continue reading

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IEE Fortnightly – Start of Semester Edition

Happy Spring Semester from the Eaton House, We hope you enjoyed your holiday break and are recharged for the new semester. And, yes, we know it’s been longer than a fortnight since the last installment! So we have a couple … Continue reading

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