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by ISC Staff | January 30, 2018
Institute for Sustainable Communities Grows Equity-Focused Partnership Montpelier, Vt.—January 30, 2018—The Institute for Sustainable Communities (ISC) announced today that two new community-based organizations will join the Partnership for [...]
by Nicole Enright | February 3, 2017
A key to bringing renewable energy to scale is engaging large institutions. Not only are these institutions large energy customers that can influence local markets, but they often have expertise, space for installations and the ability to handle [...]
by Steve Nicholas | February 2, 2017
Why does the Institute for Sustainable Communities remain focused, dogged and optimistic amid the sound and the fury unfurling on the national stage? Because we believe deeply that the work we do – bringing local leaders together across [...]
by Steve Adams | November 21, 2016
This post is a letter from ASAP Board Chair Steve Adams to the ASAP membership community.Dear Friends and Colleagues:The ugliest, most divisive presidential campaign in living memory concluded last week with a result that very few expected. The [...]
by Steve Nicholas | November 15, 2016
If you, like me, find yourself looking for signs of progress and promise in the wake of last week’s election, take a peek at what’s happening in a growing number of America’s cities and urban regions. Like never before, local leaders are coming [...]
by ISC Staff | October 10, 2016
MONTPELIER, VT – October 10, 2016 – In an effort to support smart city solutions in India, the Institute for Sustainable Communities, with funding from the U.S. Department of State, is sending American transportation expert, Dr. Srinivas Peeta [...]
by ISC Staff | October 10, 2016
MONTPELIER, VT – October 10, 2016 – In an effort to support smart city solutions in India, the Institute for Sustainable Communities, with funding from the U.S. Department of State, is sending American transportation expert, Mr. Richard Hall, to [...]
by Deb Perry | September 14, 2016
It is estimated that more than 50% of American households can’t install solar at home for reasons such as shade, structural issues, or roof pitch. But through community solar, everyone has the opportunity to access the benefits of solar power, [...]