01 Aug '11, 2pm

Alternate Energy Choices and Challenges in Vermont

With this track record, one would assume that Vermont would serve as a role model for the rest of the country (and particularly its sister states in New England) for how to develop, expand, and transition to alternate energy technologies. And in fact, the state does provide a very instructive example — although it’s not always one that consists solely of decisive leadership and clear-headed decision making. Instead, Vermont’s ongoing struggle with developing a cohesive energy strategy offers a microcosm for the U.S., and demonstrates that even in the most eco-friendly environments, alternative energy options face major challenges as they evolve from mere abstract concepts into actual operational facilities visible from one’s back yard.

Full article: http://www.environmentalleader.com/2011/08/01/alternate-e...

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