Kelly Dolan, Esther Erbe, and Sydney Lucia join VSJF

Kelly Dolan, Esther Erbe, and Sydney Lucia join VSJF

September 21, 2022By Kelly NottermannPress Releases

The Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund (VSJF) announces the hire of Kelly Dolan as Farm to Plate Network Manager, Esther Erbe as Office Manager and Events Coordinator, and Sydney Lucia as Grant and Fund Development Manager. VSJF is a nonprofit organization focused on sustainable economic development in the agriculture and food system, forest product, waste management, renewable … Read More

DeltaClimeVT Graduates Energy 2022 Cohort and Announces Halitra As Winner

DeltaClimeVT Graduates Energy 2022 Cohort and Announces Halitra As Winner

June 22, 2022By Kelly NottermannPress Releases

After three months of intense focus, camaraderie and both virtual and in-person learning, The DeltaClimeVT Energy 2022 climate economy business accelerator announces Halitra as the winner. Sixteen entrepreneurs from seven start-ups focused on reducing greenhouse gas emissions by enabling the acceleration of electrification graduated from the DeltaClimeVT Energy 2022 climate economy business accelerator during an … Read More

DeltaClimeVT Accelerator Selects Energy 2022 Cohort

DeltaClimeVT Accelerator Selects Energy 2022 Cohort

March 18, 2022By Kelly NottermannPress Releases

The Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund (VSJF) announces the selection of the Energy 2022 cohort of the DeltaClimeVT climate economy business accelerator. Eight 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 … Read More

Energy accelerator DeltaClimeVT seeks climate economy entrepreneurs

Energy accelerator DeltaClimeVT seeks climate economy entrepreneurs

January 11, 2022By Kelly NottermannPress Releases

The DeltaClimeVT climate economy business accelerator is seeking innovative, early-stage, energy companies focused on increasing adoption of clean energy, smart building and electric vehicle technologies that enable accelerated integration of distributed energy resources without the need for costly infrastructure upgrades. Entrepreneurs will work directly with Vermont utilities to contribute to Vermont’s 90/50 and Burlington’s Net … Read More

Neothermal Energy Storage Wins DeltaClimeVT Energy 2021

Neothermal Energy Storage Wins DeltaClimeVT Energy 2021

July 26, 2021By Kelly NottermannPress Releases

DeltaClimeVT Energy 2021 climate economy business accelerator graduates cohort and announces Neothermal Energy Storage as the winner Entrepreneurs from seven start-ups focused on reducing energy use and greenhouse gas emissions in residential, commercial and industrial buildings graduated from the DeltaClimeVT Energy 2021 climate economy business accelerator during a recent virtual awards ceremony. The Energy 2021 … Read More

DeltaClimeVT Energy 2021 cohort selected; virtual programming kicks off

DeltaClimeVT Energy 2021 cohort selected; virtual programming kicks off

May 5, 2021By Kelly NottermannPress Releases

Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund (VSJF) announces the selection of the Energy 2021 cohort of the DeltaClimeVT climate economy business accelerator. Seven 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

Combined Heat and Power at Allard Lumber Saves Money, Jobs, and Environment

Combined Heat and Power at Allard Lumber Saves Money, Jobs, and Environment

February 24, 2021By Christine McGowanPress Releases, Staff Articles

By Christine McGowan, Forest Products Program Director at Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund When the water pump on Allard Lumber’s boiler went a few years back, Trevor Allard finally had the excuse he needed to begin building the Combined Heat and Power (CHP) system that he had been considering for years. “I couldn’t justify throwing out … Read More

DeltaClimeVT Seeks Entrepreneurs for Energy 2021

DeltaClimeVT Seeks Entrepreneurs for Energy 2021

January 5, 2021By Kelly NottermannPress Releases

The DeltaClimeVT climate economy business accelerator seeks entrepreneurs for the Energy 2021 program. Startup ventures that focus on reducing greenhouse gas emissions through energy-related products or services for residential and small business customers must submit applications for Energy 2021 by Feb. 19, 2021. Selection will focus on companies that are entering or currently at a … Read More

Helping Entrepreneurs Succeed with Advisory Board Video Series

Helping Entrepreneurs Succeed with Advisory Board Video Series

December 11, 2020By Kelly NottermannPress Releases

The Farm to Plate Network, managed by the Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund (VSJF), just released a new video series to help raise awareness and use of advisory boards among Vermont entrepreneurs. “Advisory boards help entrepreneurs optimize resilience and innovation for themselves and their businesses,” said Jake Claro, Farm to Plate director at the Vermont Sustainable … Read More

“New England Feeding New England: Cultivating A Reliable Food Supply” Project Launches

“New England Feeding New England: Cultivating A Reliable Food Supply” Project Launches

October 21, 2020By Kelly NottermannPress Releases

New England State Food System Planners Partnership New Regional Partnership Aims to Prepare New England for Future Food Supply Disruptions The New England State Food System Planners Partnership, a network of food system leaders from all six New England states, has launched the “New England Feeding New England: Cultivating A Reliable Food Supply” project. The … Read More