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- With the permanent closure of the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Plant at the end of 2014, Vermont is producing less than 40% of the electricity it consumes and depends on power from the New England grid and Canada.
- In 2015, nearly all of Vermont's in-state net electricity generation was produced by renewable energy, including hydroelectric, biomass, wind, and solar resources.
- Vermont has enacted the nation's first integrated renewable energy standard (RES), which makes utilities responsible both for supplying renewable electricity and for supporting reductions in customers' fossil fuel use.
- Vermont has set energy goals of obtaining 67% of electricity, 30% of building energy consumption, and 10% of transportation energy from renewable sources by 2025.
- One in six Vermont households uses wood products, such as wood pellets, as their primary heating source.
Last Updated: June 16, 2016
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