DeltaClimeVT Energy 2020 Climate Economy Business Accelerator Winners Announced

DeltaClimeVT Energy 2020 Climate Economy Business Accelerator Winners Announced

July 30, 2020By Kelly NottermannPress Releases

DeltaClimeVT Energy 2020 climate economy business accelerator connects nationwide start-ups with Vermont electric utilities and energy companies MONTPELIER, VT – Entrepreneurs from nine start-ups focused on reducing fossil fuel use and greenhouse gas emissions in buildings graduated from the DeltaClimeVT Energy 2020 climate economy business accelerator during a virtual awards ceremony July 16. During the event, three companies received … Read More

COVID-19, Community, and Curbside Pick-Up

COVID-19, Community, and Curbside Pick-Up

June 10, 2020By Kelly NottermannStaff Articles

Upper Valley Produce Responds to New Needs of Vermont’s Food System By Geoff Robertson, Business Assistance Director, Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund It’s no secret that the food industry has been among the hardest hit by COVID-19. The pandemic forced producers, farmers, and restaurants to adapt their business models—or close their doors—virtually overnight. In the middle … Read More

Communications During COVID-19

Communications During COVID-19

April 13, 2020By Kelly NottermannStaff Articles

Considerations and Tips for Communicating with External and Internal Audiences During COVID-19 By Kelly Nottermann, Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund Communications Director We are all connected and, now more than ever, we depend on one another for understanding, support and partnership to get through a worldwide event that none of us has ever experienced before. Some … Read More

DeltaClimeVT Energy 2020 business accelerator selects cohort and kicks off with virtual sprint

DeltaClimeVT Energy 2020 business accelerator selects cohort and kicks off with virtual sprint

April 10, 2020By Kelly NottermannPress Releases

Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund (VSJF) announces the selection of the Energy 2020 cohort of the DeltaClimeVT  climate economy business accelerator. Nine early-stage energy companies from across the U.S. and Canada will work with climate economy leaders, industry experts, potential partners and investment professionals over the next three months while completing an intensive curriculum, developed by … Read More

DeltaClimeVT Founder Story: EVmatch – Pilot Programs Expand EV Charging in VT

DeltaClimeVT Founder Story: EVmatch – Pilot Programs Expand EV Charging in VT

January 14, 2020By Kelly NottermannStaff Articles

Burlington Electric Department and Green Mountain Power working with start-up EVmatch to reduce “range anxiety” for Vermont EV owners. Electric vehicles (commonly known as EVs), are widely seen as one of the most promising ways to move away from fossil fuels, decrease greenhouse gas emissions, and move Vermont closer to its clean energy goals. Reliable … Read More

Vermont-based climate economy business accelerator Accel-VT rebrands as DeltaClimeVT; seeks Energy 2020 entrepreneurs

Vermont-based climate economy business accelerator Accel-VT rebrands as DeltaClimeVT; seeks Energy 2020 entrepreneurs

December 5, 2019By Kelly NottermannPress Releases

Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund (VSJF) announced today the renaming of Accel-VT, a climate economy business accelerator managed by VSJF, to DeltaClimeVT in order to better align with the program’s mission of finding climate change solutions. Delta meaning change. Clime meaning climate. DeltaClimeVT is change for the better. “The only constant in life is change and for … Read More

DeltaClimeVT Founder Story: Buildings As Batteries?

DeltaClimeVT Founder Story: Buildings As Batteries?

October 14, 2019By Kelly NottermannStaff Articles

By Geoff Robertson, Business Assistance Director at the Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund Dynamic Organics Innovating Energy Storage for a Cleaner, Greener Electric Grid Remember Tuesday, July 30 a few months back? It was the hottest day of a record-breaking month – the warmest recorded in the history of the earth. It was also a day … Read More

MacKay and Degree appointed to Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund Board

MacKay and Degree appointed to Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund Board

July 8, 2019By Kelly NottermannPress Releases

Montpelier, VT – The Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund (VSJF) announces the appointment of Noelle MacKay of Shelburne and Dustin Degree of St. Albans to its Board of Directors. VSJF is a nonprofit organization focused on sustainable economic development in the agriculture and food system, forest product, waste management, renewable energy and environmental technology sectors. Noelle … Read More

DeltaClimeVT Energy 2019 Announces Cohort Companies

DeltaClimeVT Energy 2019 Announces Cohort Companies

May 23, 2019By Kelly NottermannPress Releases

DeltaClimeVT (formerly Accel-VT), a Vermont business accelerator managed by the Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund, just announced the selection of seven early-stage energy companies from across the U.S. and Canada to participate in its Energy 2019 cohort. The Vermont business accelerator will kick off the first of three one-week sprints in Burlington next week. Fifteen entrepreneurs … Read More

DeltaClimeVT announces Ag & Food Tech winners

DeltaClimeVT announces Ag & Food Tech winners

December 19, 2018By Kelly NottermannPress Releases

Eight climate solution entrepreneurs graduated from the Vermont business accelerator to help solve agriculture and food technology challenges while honing business models for success.  SOUTH BURLINGTON, VT – DeltaClimeVT (formerly Accel-VT), a business accelerator providing support, mentorship, and access to capital for early stage companies committed to climate economy innovation, announced the winners of the … Read More