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Groups Awarded $2.8M for Solar-Related Projects

Two Vermont organizations have been awarded $2.8 million in federal funding for solar-related projects

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Two Vermont organizations have been awarded $2.8 million in federal funding for solar-related projects.

They are among 15 recipients of the Department of Energy solar funding nationwide.

The Burlington-based Vermont Energy Investment Corporation was awarded a $675,000 cooperative agreement to examine how Vermont could get up to 20 percent of its electricity from solar by 2025. The Institute for Sustainable Communities in Montpelier was awarded $2.1 million to work as a national coordinator for all the awardees.

A press conference will be held Monday in South Burlington to discuss the projects.

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