Green Lantern Solar featured on 2020 US top solar contractors list

Although the COVID-19 pandemic is the immediate crisis unfolding at the moment, mitigating climate change is also an urgent issue. Solar PV installation is one way to help reduce greenhouse gases from fossil fuels. Solar Power World has recognized the efforts of solar contractors across the United States in its 2020 Top Solar Contractors list, where local Vermont company Green Lantern Solar was highlighted as one of the nation’s top 20 solar developers, achieving a national rank of 17, and a top commercial solar contractor achieving a national rank of 42.

Green Lantern Solar and Bee The Change Partner Again

New England Based Solar Company Prepares Second New Haven, Vermont Site to Feature Pollinator-Friendly Ground Cover

Vermont Business Magazine Green Lantern Solar and Bee the Change have teamed up on a second New Haven solar project to plant and maintain pollinator-friendly ground cover.  The roughly 4.5 acre site will feature dozens of species of plants designed to attract species of pollinator insects and other beneficial bird species.  This project follows up on a successful 2017 pollinator program that was completed by Green Lantern Solar and Bee the Change at a different array in the town. 

Green Lantern Solar Partner Sugarbush receives prestigious Golden Eagle Climate Change Impact Award

Sugarbush Receives Golden Eagle Climate Change Impact Award and Sustainable Slopes Grant From NSAA

Warren, VT (May 23rd, 2019) – Sugarbush Resort received two awards from the National Ski Areas Association (NSAA) this season in recognition of their environmental initiatives.

The Climate Change Impact Award is part of The Golden Eagle Awards for Environmental Excellence, the highest honors bestowed on a resort for environmental performance, originally established in 1993. Sugarbush received their award thanks to a number of environmental initiatives they’ve undertaken in the last several years. The resort had initially sought to reduce energy use and carbon emissions through energy efficiency opportunities including site and building lighting, snowmaking, lifts, kitchens, heat plants, building envelops, and efficient new construction. Additionally, the resort partnered with a local solar developer, Green Lantern Solar, to invest and support the development of 2.5 megawatts of solar energy for the electric grid. That’s more than enough energy to power Mt. Ellen, one of Sugarbush’s two mountains, annually...

The Town & Village of Essex , Town of Berlin save with Solar from Green Lantern Solar array in Essex.

River Rd. Solar Array Up and Running

(By Colin Flanders | April 3, 2019 | Essex Reporter)

A Waterbury-based energy company says a new 500kw solar array in the town of Essex is officially up and running.

“With the help of Green Mountain Power, we’ve successfully interconnected to the grid and are excited to partner with the town and village of Essex and the town of Berlin,” said Scott Buckley, vice president of underwriting for Green Lantern Group, which constructed the 3-acre solar array at 251 River Rd...

Municipal entity, Cold Brook Fire District, signs on to join Green Lantern Solar project.

Cold Brook joins Miller Road solar project

By Chris Mays, Brattleboro Reformer, February 10, 2019

WILMINGTON — A key financial partner has been found for a new solar array coming to Miller Road: The Cold Brook Fire District.

"It seems to be coming together well," said Ralph Meima, director of development for Green Lantern Solar. "What we like about it is it's on town land in an area next to the transfer station, a part of which was not being used for anything."

Vermont solar-storage projects aim to lower costs during peak demand

Vermont solar-storage projects aim to lower costs during peak demand

Bill Opalka, January 28, 2019, Energy News Network

Green Mountain Power is developing three projects to add 14.4 MW of solar and 6 MW of storage to its system.

A Vermont utility is adding solar panels and battery storage in hopes of lowering costs and improving reliability on hot summer days when electricity demand — and prices — tend to spike.

State regulators approved the first of three projects by Green Mountain Power on Jan. 16, when they granted a certificate of public good for a project in Essex that combines a 4.5-megawatt solar array with a 2-megawatt battery.

Green Lantern Solar Recognized as a 2018 Top Solar Contractor in US

The Solar Power World Top Solar Developers and Contractors list includes Waterbury-based solar firm

Press Release - updated: Jul 30, 2018

Waterbury, VT - More than 10,600 megawatts of solar power were installed last year in the United States, and local Vermont solar developer and installer Green Lantern Solar has been recognized by Solar Power World magazine for its contributions to the industry.  Green Lantern was highlighted as one of the nation’s top 20 solar developers and a top 100 solar contractor.

Vermont companies collab on solar project in Essex

(By Colin Flanders | May 30, 2018 | Essex Reporter)

Two Vermont companies are partnering up to create a solar energy and storage project in the former sand extraction pit off River Road (in Essex).

Green Mountain Power and Green Lantern Solar are building a 4.45-megawatt and 2-megawat battery storage project that will become the second solar array on an 86-acre parcel owned by Kimo, Inc.

Will and Victor Veve of Green Lantern received a certificate of public good for a separate 500-kilowatt net metering project late last year.

Green Lantern Solar Gets the OK from Pownal, Vt to Plan 3 New Solar Projects

(Posted Tuesday, April 24, 2018 7:42 pm By Jim Therrien,  Banner/VTDigger)

POWNAL — Green Lantern Group has received approval to assess three potential sites in Pownal for solar generating projects.
The Select Board unanimously approved a lease option agreement with the Waterbury-based firm, which will now study two former town landfill sites and a former Pownal Tanning Co. waste dumping area....

(As featured on, by Betsy Lillian)

Two new solar power projects have commenced operations for Mount Snow, a four-season resort in Vermont, according to an announcement from Mount Snow, asset management firm Kendall Sustainable Infrastructure LLC (KSI) and developer Green Lantern Development LLC...

(This story, By Tony Kryzanowski, was published by energ, Alternative Source Magazine, Setp/Oct. 2017)

Elevating solar power

Benson, VT - Vermont cattle operation Maple Ridge Meats wanted to diversify its business and decided to install a solar power operation. With the help of RBI Solar and the Green Lantern Group, their cattle now graze contentedly, sheltered from the sun and rain.

Vermont-based solar power developer Green Lantern Group has found a way to minimize the footprint of a solar array on pastureland by elevating the support structure...

(This article, by John Flowers, was published in the Addison County Independent, Aug. 2017)

Solar farm creates quite the buzz.  Many pollinators flock to colorful crop.

Middlebury, VT - Dr. Mike Kiernan has been as busy as a bee these days. By night, he’s healing his fellow man in 12-hour shifts as a physician with Porter Hospital’s Emergency Department.  But by day, Kiernan dons a t-shirt and gloves and heads out to a solar farm where he lovingly nurtures a variety of flowers and forage aimed at attracting and feeding bees, hummingbirds and a wide variety...

Green Lantern, one of Vermont’s leading renewable energy developers, is excited to announce that a Certificate of Public Good (CPG) from the Vermont Public Utility Commission was approved yesterday, and that plans to build and sell ownership of wattage(shares of output capacity) in a new group-net-metered Community Solar Array (CSA) in Newfane are now moving ahead.The array...

(This story by Chris Mays was published by the Brattleboro Reformer on Jan. 17, 2018.)

DOVER — Just off Dover Hill Road sits the site of a future solar array, if all goes according to plan.“It’s a landfill in thesame parcel as the transfer station and the snowplow garages,” said Ralph Meima, director of project development at Green Lantern....

Townshend –Grace Cottage Hospital and Green Lantern Group have entered into an

agreement to collaborate on a 500 kilowatt community solar array. The electricity generated by

this array, located in Pittsford, Vermont, will serve the main Grace Cottage Hospital buildings...

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