The model-good city

The city of Burlington may not be the best known in the United States, yet it has managed to find a place in the list of cities with the most ecological conscience. This small city of around 42,000 inhabitants in the province of Vermont is the first to be supplied with 100% renewable energy.

The city, which gets most of its energy thanks to hydraulics, biomass and especially wind. Although it is true that the city is strategically located in a key environment to collect clean energy, such is the commitment of the leaders of this city to renewable energy that it is expected that the city can sell more energy than it acquires.

Following in Burlington’s footsteps, the state of Vermont as a whole has begun enforcing these types of policies in order to