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- BED Announces Partnership with ARC Industries to Pioneer New, Leading-Edge Wind Turbine at Burlington International Airport November 2, 2022 - The Burlington Electric Department (BED) today, joined by Mayor Miro Weinberger, ARC Industries Founder and CEO Robert Monteith, and leaders from Burlington International Airport (BTV) and the Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund, announced a partnership with ARC Industries to pioneer ARC’s new, leading-edge wind turbine – The Orb – at BTV in pursuit of Burlington’s goal of becoming a Net Zero Energy City by 2030.
- Burlington’s McNeil Generating Station Uses Sustainably Harvested Wood October 27, 2022 - Burlington Electric Department's forestry team regularly visits the landowners we purchase wood from to ensure they are harvesting sustainably.
- Burlington Electric Department Outlines Fiscal Year 2023 Rate Change Plan May 18, 2022 - 3.95 Percent Rate Increase Proposed; Average Residential Bill Will Increase $3.10 Per Month; BED Residential Rates Projected to Continue to
- Mayor and BED Redouble Electrification Efforts to Become Net Zero Energy City January 27, 2022 - New and Expanded BED Electrification Incentives Announced
Series of Town Hall Meetings to Engage Community in Net Zero Energy Goal to Start in March
Legislators Weigh In on Importance of Supporting Burlington’s Net Zero Energy Goal with Action in Montpelier
- Voters Strongly Support Net Zero Energy Revenue Bond December 7, 2021 - Burlington, VT – Today, voters overwhelmingly approved the $20 million Net Zero Energy Revenue Bond for Burlington Electric Department with
- Net Zero Energy Revenue Bond September 27, 2021 - BED is pleased to present the Net Zero Energy Revenue Bond proposal to our community as a fiscally-responsible approach to
- Mayor Weinberger and Burlington Electric Department Propose Net Zero Energy Revenue Bond September 1, 2021 - Strategic Electrification to Double; Green Stimulus Incentives to Continue; Moody’s Affirms BED A3 Credit Rating
- Vermont’s Clean Electric Supply Delivers Carbon Progress in New State Report May 20, 2021 - Annual Carbon Emissions Inventory Reveals Biggest Emitters in Vermont Are Driving and Heating with Fossil Fuels, while Electric Supply Gets Cleaner
- Burlington Electric Department Proposes First Rate Increase in 12 Years May 18, 2021 - 7.5% Proposed Increase; Average Residential Bill Will Increase $4.92 Per Month.
- Burlington Green Stimulus Incentives Are Working and Have Been Extended into 2021 January 26, 2021 - Heat Pump Installations Under BED’s Net Zero Energy Programs Have Increased Fivefold and Allowed More Low-and Moderate-Income Burlingtonians to Strategically Electrify