9 Vermon solar projects getting more than $442K in grants

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WAITSFIELD (AP) - Nine solar projects in Vermont are going to get more than $442,000 in grants to help provide power for schools and communities.

The money is coming from the Clean Energy Development Fund, which was created to increase cost-effective and environmentally sustainable electric power resources.

Gov. Peter Shumlin announced the grants Tuesday during a visit to Northern Reliability, a solar business in Waitsfield. A grant of $80,000 is going to that town to install a 102-kilowatt solar project on the town garage to power Waitsfield's municipal buildings.

Other grants are going to Richford, South Strafford, Thetford, Warren, Sharon, North Thetford, Berlin and Shrewsbury.


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