Why VPIRG supports updating Vermont’s successful solar law

Vermont’s most successful renewable energy program, net metering, is responsible for the exponential growth of solar in our state–today, Vermont ranks 9th in the country for solar installed per capita.

And that’s great news because solar power is a clean, abundant, and local source of energy. With net metering, Vermonters can generate their own energy cleanly and renewably, reduce their carbon footprint to address climate change, and help the state as a whole move away from dirty, dangerous fossil fuels.

To give Vermont’s successful solar program room to grow, VPIRG’s pressing lawmakers to update the law by passing H.702.

Read VPIRG’s Solar Fact Sheet here.