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UV Energy Committee Roundtable Invitation

To Upper Valley Energy Committees, Town Officials, Energy Providers and Interested Residents, [Please Register NOW if you have not already and intend to go]

You are invited to attend the annual Upper Valley Energy Committee Roundtable to take place Wednesday, May 8th, 5:30 – 8:30pm at the Bugbee Senior Center in White River Jct. The […]

Energy retrofit program Feb. 19 at 7 p.m. in Corinth

Dear Corinth friends (apologies to those from other, equally wonderful towns),

Please come to the Corinth Town Hall TONIGHT at 7 p.m. to learn about the PACE proposal. At Town Meeting, in March, citizens will have a chance to designate Corinth as a Property Assessed Clean Energy district. PACE may represent a great opportunity for […]

Upcoming Meeting of Energy Generation Siting Policy Commission

The Public Service Department Announces Upcoming Deliberation Meeting of Energy Generation Siting Policy Commission

Montpelier, VT – The fourth deliberation meeting of the Governor’s Energy Generation Siting Policy Commission will take place on Wednesday, February 20, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. in the Agency of Agriculture conference room, 116 State Street, Montpelier, Vermont. […]

Events of the Bradford Conservation Commission

FIRST MONDAY MOVIE: TIPPING POINT

February 4, 2012 • The Colatina Exit Bradford, Vermont • 6:30pm Movie Begins Come early to order food and drink

Watch the trailer at tippingpointdoc.ca. “In an oil-scarce world, we know there are sacrifices to be made in the pursuit of energy. What no one expected was that […]

News from the Public Service Department

The Vermont Public Service Department Announces Next Three Meetings of Energy Generation Siting Policy Commission

Montpelier, VT – The fourth informational meeting of the Governor’s Energy Generation Siting Policy Commission will take place on Friday, November 30, 2012 from 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. in the Capitol Plaza Montpelier Room, […]

Don’t miss this: The Vermont Community Energy & Climate Action Conference

opportunity to join municipal officials, technical experts, state and regional planners and others interested in saving energy, reducing waste and developing renewable energy solutions to tackle climate change. […]

Will Nuclear Plants Withstand Quakes and Floods?

Repost from New York Times 5/30/12

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission should consider requiring nuclear power plants to analyze their vulnerability to natural hazards like earthquakes by using the same advanced tools that the industry uses to understand the risks from mechanical accidents, a new report from the Government Accountability Office argues.

A string of natural […]

Smart Meter Forum

A public poll taken about Smart Meters showed that 50% of the American public had never heard of them, and 20% had heard the term but didn’t know what it meant.

Our government and utilities want to put a Smart Meter on every American building that uses electricity. What possible health, security, and environmental risks […]

Vermont Comprehensive Energy Plan

George Plumb is the executive director of Vermonters for Sustainable Population and the author of the 2011 report, Vermont Environmental Trends: The Population Connection. He may be reached at plumb.george@gmail.com. George lives with solar in Washington, VT and lives within the parameters of the ten point pledge.

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First Earth Day warnings of global warming: […]

Creating a Zero Energy House from a Historic Shell

Sunday, June 3, 2012 at 4pm,

Community Building in Enfield (Rt4 / Main St) Reception following at the house, 78 Main St, Enfield

The talk is free; rsvp is requested (but not required): kim@energyemp.com

Please join me on Sunday, June 3rd for a presentation call “Creating a Zero Energy Building from a Historic Shell”. This […]