Does solar really work in Vermont?
Solar energy in Vermont really works. Vermont may not be the warmest state, but it gets plenty of sunlight to make installing solar equipment a sound investment. The AllSun Tracker even generates some electricity on cloudy days because it can position itself to capture ambient sunlight. Vermont’s solar resource surpasses Germany – which was the largest market for solar photovoltaic installations in 2008. With new federal and state tax credits and other incentive programs available, Vermont has the opportunity to follow Germany’s example and become a leader in solar installations in the United States. (Check out the map of solar resources.