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

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

Loggers, Mountain Bikers and a Tiki Bar: Vermont’s New Working Landscape

Loggers, Mountain Bikers and a Tiki Bar: Vermont’s New Working Landscape

June 17, 2019By Christine McGowanStaff Articles

By Christine McGowan, Forest Program Director, Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund Forest and recreation industries align on East Burke’s Kingdom Trails Sawmills were East Burke’s first industry, bringing brave and adventurous souls to the northern reaches of Vermont to work, establish farms and, eventually, build the local school, church and meeting house that would become the … Read More

Forests, Filtration and Farms, Vermont Company Bets on Biochar to Clean Up Lake Champlain

Forests, Filtration and Farms, Vermont Company Bets on Biochar to Clean Up Lake Champlain

June 10, 2019By Christine McGowanStaff Articles

By Christine McGowan, Forest Program Director, Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund Luke Persons and Roger Pion wanted to start a business, preferably one that kept them connected to the forested working landscape in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom. With backgrounds in logging, excavating and trucking, the friends had heard about an emerging market for biochar, but knew little … Read More