Great, quick conversations from Green Mountain Power about the energy future happening now in Vermont and how you fit in! Info on transforming the greater grid so there’s more renewable energy closer to where it is used, so communities stay connected in the face of severe weather due to climate change, and so you’re empowered through innovative programs that help cut costs and carbon. Listen in!
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Episode 7: Try-an-EV and EV updates
Curious about EVs and want to try one out? Now you can! In this episode, GMP’s Kristin Carlson and Tiana Smith, who leads electrification and sustainability, talk about the latest EV news from GMP, including the new monthly subscription service for GMP customers called Try-an-EV, V2G, and the expansion of fast charging in Vermont.
Episode 6: Resilient Neighborhood
As climate change drives more severe weather, there’s a new all-electric, fully storm resilient neighborhood in South Burlington, Vermont that seamlessly brings together the clean technology that makes green living simple, while also ensuring homeowners will stay powered up. In this episode, GMP’s Kristin Carlson talks with Tiana Smith, who leads electrification and sustainability at GMP, about the partnership with O’Brien Brothers and how this new neighborhood, Hillside East at O’Brien Farm, is a game changer.
Episode 5: Microgrids
Staying powered up in today’s world is more important than ever, and something Green Mountain Power works hard to ensure. Join GMP’s Kristin Carlson and Josh Castonguay for a look at Panton, Vermont, birthplace of GMP’s all-renewable microgrid, and how the first-in-the-nation engineering advancements at work there is the foundation for resiliency work spreading across Vermont to keep communities connected as severe weather accelerates.
Episode 4: The Grid
With more and more electric vehicles on the road, can the grid handle the energy transformation taking place in Vermont? It is a question we hear a lot, and the answer is yes! That’s thanks in part to the large number of batteries at work throughout Green Mountain Power’s service territory. Join GMP’s Kristin Carlson and Josh Castonguay as they discuss the electric grid and and how Vermont is a real world example of energy transformation in action, with greater storm resiliency, lower costs and carbon emissions.
Episode 3: Batteries
Batteries are powerful tools to keep the lights on during severe storms and transform the grid. Networked together, they can work as virtual power plants using stored energy, reducing costs for all GMP customers. In this episode, hear why utilities across the country reach out to GMP to learn about virtual power plants as GMP’s Kristin Carlson and Josh Castonguay explore the amazing things batteries are doing for GMP customers right now.
Episode 2: Heat Pumps
Did you know heat pumps can not only take a big bite out of your carbon emissions at home or at your business while keeping you comfortable all winter long, they can also keep you cool in summer – all while helping to transform the grid? In this episode, GMP’s Kristin Carlson and Josh Castonguay dive into how heat pumps work, why they’re great tools to fight climate change, and how GMP can help you switch away from fossil fuel for heating.
Episode 1: Electric Vehicles (EVs)
EVs are more popular than ever. GMP’s Kristin Carlson and Josh Castonguay talk about EVs in this episode – how they’re cheaper to own, more fun to drive and are helping to transform the greater grid to fight climate change. Plus, how GMP makes it easy to switch away from fossil fuel and drive clean with an EV.