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

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

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

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

Vermont business accelerator DeltaClimeVT announces Energy 2019 winners

Vermont business accelerator DeltaClimeVT announces Energy 2019 winners

August 20, 2019By Ellen KahlerPress Releases

Fourteen entrepreneurs from seven climate solution start-ups graduate from the Vermont-based business accelerator to help reduce fossil fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions in the heating and transportation sectors. 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 … 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