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VT E-Mower Incentives


16 of Vermont’s 17 utilities now offer electric mower incentives, including REV members GMP, BED and WEC. Mowing is often overlooked as a source of air pollution, but mowing for an hour can generate as much greenhouse gas emissions as driving 300 miles (source). Find out more about mower incentives and electric lawn mowing […]

Expanded Electric Lawnmower Incentives Save Money for Vermonters


It’s that time of year again! The grass is growing and the lawn needs to be mowed. The great news is that this gas-guzzling, climate-polluting chore can now be completed with much lower emissions and at much lower cost […]

Bulk Pellet Bin Incentive – public comment

The Clean Energy Development Fund (CEDF) is proposing a new incentive to encourage Vermonters that heat with wood pellets to install a bulk pellet bin instead of relying only on the plastic 40 lb. bags of pellets. The incentive will provide Vermonters with a voucher worth up to $3,000 for the installation of a bulk […]

30% Solar Tax Credit Ends Soon… Add Solar by Year’s End

Are you considering adding solar to your home? Act now as every homeowner that installs a solar system this year will receive the benefit of claiming 30% on their federal taxes. After December 31, 2019, the federal tax credit will go down to 26% and within two years, the incentive could be 0% on a […]

Utilities, Governor, Mayor Announce New Electric Vehicle Incentives for Low- and Moderate-Income Vermonters

Roll Out General Motors Employee Pricing on Bolt and Volt from Shearer Chevrolet;

Celebrate Continued Success of Leaf Promotion from Freedom Nissan Burlington, VT – Vermont utility representatives from Burlington Electric Department (BED), Green Mountain Power (GMP), Stowe Electric Department (SED), Vermont Electric Cooperative (VEC), Washington Electric Cooperative (WEC), and Drive Electric Vermont […]

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 […]

NYSERDA Now Accepting Applications for Round 3 of Solarize Campaigns

Community-based NY-Sun Solarize campaigns improve access to solar The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has announced that applications are now being acceped for the third round of support for Solarize campaigns for communities across the State. Under Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s NY-Sun program, Solarize campaigns make going solar easier and […]

NHEC Launches New Demand Response Program

PLYMOUTH, NH – In an effort to curb the impact of rising peak period electricity costs in New England, New Hampshire Electric Cooperative (NHEC) is offering its members new incentives to reduce their power consumption when demand for electricity is highest.

The Go Beyond the Peak! program rewards members for curbing their usage during peak […]

NH REF is in Danger!

What’s to Become of NH’s Only Renewable Energy Fund?

By Kate Epsen

The NH REF helped fund a solar hot air system at Sanborn Regional High School in Kingston, NH.

New Hampshire’s only dedicated fund for renewable energy is, once again, in danger. Millions of dollars ($9.4 million, to be precise) are at risk […]

VT’s New Energy Efficiency Financing

Customers of Green Mountain Power (GMP) can now choose to repay home energy efficiency loans on their monthly GMP electric bill, thanks to a partnership with NeighborWorks of Western Vermont.

“We are so pleased to partner with NeighborWorks to make it possible for customers to make energy improvements to their homes with this unique partnership,” […]