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Local Solar Installer Involved in Partnership Delivering Emergency Solar Power to Puerto Rico

ReVision Energy Partners with Amicus Solar Cooperative and Amurtel to Bring Solar Outreach Systems to Puerto Rico

Local solar installer ReVision Energy is partnering with Amicus Solar Cooperative, a nationwide purchasing cooperative of solar energy companies, and Amurtel, a non-profit working in disaster relief, to build Solar Outreach Systems (SOS) to […]

Solar Saves Lives: Help Restore Electricity to Puerto Rico and the USVI

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Weeks after the hurricanes devastated Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, millions of American citizens still lack electricity and other basic services. This natural disaster is far from over — it is clearly a humanitarian crisis.

The solar industry has a unique opportunity to help. Since the storms hit, solar and […]

Help Students from PV Job Corps Centers Located in FL and Puerto Rico

We all want to help the victims of Hurricane Irma and Maria. What is the best avenue to take? “Teach a man (woman) to fish and feed them for a lifetime.”

The PV Job Corps Centers in Gainesville, Florida and Puerto Rico have been damaged or destroyed, so their students have been relocated to Glenmont, […]

A Message to Share: Climate Change: What Can I Do?

We feel for our fellow US citizens in southern states, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands as well as people living on other islands being hit by storms and the loss of coast to rising seas. This will get worse, likely much worse. Much of Florida and other vulnerable low lying coastal regions in […]

Save the Date: November 11 – Vermont Crossroads Conference

If I told you that VPIRG was teaming up with groups as varied as the ACLU, Planned Parenthood of Northern New England, the Vermont NEA, Rights & Democracy, Main Street Alliance, Toxics Action Center, Justice For All and the Vermont Natural Resources Council to a host conference together you might say, “that’s out of […]

Help safeguard Vermont’s forestlands and outdoor recreation economy

In June, Governor Scott launched the Vermont Outdoor Recreation Economic Collaborative (VOREC) to engage stakeholders in a public conversation about recreation, the Vermont economy, and stewardship of our natural resources.

Over the next two months, VOREC is hosting seven public forums to gather input from the public – you! – about how to leverage and […]

New RGGI Plan Calls for 30% Cut in Utility Carbon Emissions by 2030

From the NH Union Leader, By DAVE SOLOMON, State House Bureau , August 23. 2017 9:41PM

The nine Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic states participating in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative announced a set of proposals Wednesday for how the so-called “cap and trade” program could continue after 2020, when the current rules expire.

The new […]

Vermont Department of Public Service Joins in Urging Congress to Expand Funding for Millions of Vulnerable Residents

Vermont’s Department of Public Service joined 35 other state consumer advocate agencies and attorney generals to urge members of Congress to preserve and expand Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) and Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) funding in the 2018 federal budget. In a letter submitted to Congress yesterday, the consumer advocates and attorneys general […]

Help to Promote a Federal Geothermal Tax Credit

There is an opening to restore the federal 30% geothermal tax credit and it is important that to contact our senators and congressional delegation for their support. This credit is key to our efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by replacing the burning of fossil fuels to heat our buildings. On the Senate side, Tom […]

Clean Energy and Climate Progress: A Scorecard

TAKING THE INITIATIVE: Carl Pope’s Blog – June 27, 2017 San Francisco, CA The last week has seen a flood of stories on clean energy’s prospects – stories that make your head spin with their conflicting tales of renewable energy’s prospects of ending our dangerous addiction to fossil fuel power from coal and gas.

A […]