How Vermont's largest city went 100 percent renewable electricity

By Laurie Guevara-Stone

The city of Burlington now gets 100 percent of its electricity from renewable sources, Guevara-Stone writes. It's part of Vermont's goal to produce 90 percent of its energy from renewable resources by 2050, including electricity, heating, and transportation.

Vermont may be best known for maple syrup and Ben & Jerry's ice cream, but now its largest city can boast another accomplishment. The city of Burlington (pop. 42,000) now gets 100 percent of its electrcity from renewable sources.

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