Burlington Free Press: Will Californian green schemes work in VT?

Joel Baird, Free Press Staff Writer 5:08 p.m. EDT October 10, 2014

A Californian comes to New England's west coast. It's mid-fall, and it's not all about the foliage.

Wind, sunshine and woodsmoke will figure into California Energy Commissioner David Hochschild's visit to Burlington on Thursday.

Hochschild is the keynote speaker at Renewable Energy Vermont's annual, two-day show-and-tell of trends, debates and innovations at the Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center in South Burlington.

The Californian will encounter a familiar conundrum at the core of REV's convergence: How can we make the best of things while we lean less on fossil fuels?

In a late-September interview with the Burlington Free Press, Hochschild said he had yet to finalize his remarks for the conference, but he was happy to shoot the breeze. Read the full story here.