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VCRD Invites Community Applications for 2019 Climate Economy Model Communities Program

The Vermont Council on Rural Development (VCRD) invites communities interested in developing local solutions that reduce carbon emissions and increase economic vitality to participate in the 2019 Climate Economy Model Communities Program. A collaboration of VCRD, Efficiency Vermont, Vermont’s utilities and other partners, the Program works with two communities annually to help build and implement locally developed projects that increase economic opportunity, affordability, and resilience in the face of climate change.

Renewable Energy Projects in Works

Randolph's "R3 Randolph Region Re-energized" initiative is part of VCRD's Climate Economy Model Communities Program designed to help communities build and implement priority actions that increase economic vitality and affordability in a time of climate change. This article describes some of the actions that Randolph is taking as result of the initiative.

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By Zoe Newmarco, as seen in the Randolph Herald: https://www.ourherald.com/articles/renewable-energy-projects-in-works/

Checking In on Randolph Region Re-Energized

By Patricia Moulton, as seen in the Randolph Herald: https://www.ourherald.com/articles/checking-in-on-randolph-region-re-ene...

How can the Randolph region grow our economy and increase affordability while also serving as a model of rapid rural response to climate change? When the Vermont Council on Rural Development (VCRD) selected Randolph to participate in the Climate Economy Model Communities Program, this was the question we were invited to answer as a community.

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