MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont’s largest electric utility is upping the ante and setting a goal of getting all of its power from renewable sources in just over a decade.

Green Mountain Power announced over the weekend that it had set a goal of getting 100% of its power from carbon-free sources by 2025 and 100% from renewable sources by 2030.

The utility, which serves more than 75% of Vermont electric customers, about 265,000 residential and business users, hopes to achieve the goal by getting more power from local sources and by buying more carbon-free wind and hydroelectric energy.

GMP President Mary Powell said Monday that setting the goal is part of the utility’s continuing effort to reduce and eventually eliminate its dependence on fossil fuels.

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