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Team Member Highlight: Taegen Kopfler

Taegen Kopfler has been at Encore since June 2022, working as an Associate on the Project Development team. She helps the Development team prepare prime permit applications, coordinate communication with project constituents, and manage the workflow of the development process. Taegen is also active on Encore’s JDEI team, focused on building external partnerships with groups aligned in our climate justice goals.

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Encore joins VBSR to lead discussions regarding renewable energy legislation at Businesses for Climate Action Day

Chad Farrell served as a lead facilitator in discussions with other mission-driven CEOs affiliated with Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) with Vermont’s Speaker of the House of Representatives Jill Krowinski and Senate President Pro Tempore Phillip Baruth. The discussions were part of VBSR’s 2023 Climate Action Day and were focused around new legislation intended to strengthen Vermont’s renewable energy standard (RES).

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Encore team talks solar and climate justice with Burlington City & Lake Semester students

In February, the students from Burlington City & Lake (BCL) Semester program at Burlington High School had a residency at Hula Lakeside to meet with businesses focused on climate justice. Kelsey Applegate and Taegen Kopfler, alongside Abi Gruvman from 350.org, sat down with the students and their teachers to talk about their work and hear the student’s perspectives on climate justice.

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