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Button Up is Coming. Will You Help Us Make It Better?

We’re currently planning this fall’s Button Up campaign!

Help us make Button Up 2019 brilliant by completing this quick survey.

Similar to last year, the campaign will happen between mid-September and mid-November. With enhanced incentives from Efficiency Vermont this year, (Income eligible Vermonters can now receive 50% off the project costs, up to $4000 […]

Free Event: Composting Best Practices

The Vermont Retail & Grocers Association is sponsoring a Tour and Discussion of Composting Best Practices August 23, 2019 @ 10 am – 1 pm City Market 207 Flynn Avenue Burlington The event is free. To learn more or register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/composting-best-practices-with-city-market-tickets-63581866073 […]

Woodstock Town Manager Leaves Lasting Legacy of Clean Energy

Woodstock, VT – With the completion of a rooftop solar project in nearby White River Junction, Woodstock, Vermont, is offsetting its Town electricity bills at all its municipal facilities with clean, renewable solar net metering credits. The project was championed by Town Manager Phil Swanson, who recently lost his long, courageous battle with leukemia.

The […]

Earth Mirth: A comedy show benefitting VNRC on August 2

What’s happening to our environment isn’t funny, but now there’s a reason to laugh. You’re invited to Earth Mirth, a comedy show benefitting VNRC!

Next Friday, August 2, join VNRC at the Revelry Theater in Burlington, VT for an evening of performances by some of Vermont’s funniest people, including Tracy Dolan, Gladys Dee, and […]

2019 Vermont Clean Energy Report Identifies a Maturing Clean Energy Cluster

The Vermont Public Service Department (PSD) is pleased to announce the release of the 2019 Vermont Clean Energy Industry Report, the sixth annual effort in the state to describe the status and characteristics of Vermont’s clean energy industry.

Commenting on the report Commissioner June Tierney said, “With the highest clean energy employment per capita in […]

Vermont Legislative Update

The Climate Solutions Caucus. Image: VPIRG

Jessie Haas

The rap on the 2019 Vermont legislature is that they didn’t get much done—notably, for climate activists, any kind of carbon pricing scheme – or the “Global Warming Solutions Act,” which would require the state government to act on Vermont’s climate pollution goals. So when I […]

Statement of Green Mountain Power President and CEO Mary Powell on Vermont’s Progress Promoting Electric Vehicles

Green Mountain Power President and CEO Mary Powell joined Governor Phil Scott, members of his administration and other energy leaders on July 11, 2019 at a news conference highlighting state efforts to expand the adoption of electric vehicles and further the electrification of Vermont’s transportation sector to reduce carbon. Powell issued the following statement in […]

READY FOR SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORTATION: REV APPLAUDS GOVERNOR’S TRANSPORTATION INITIATIVES

Renewable Energy Vermont (REV) joined Governor Phil Scott at the press conference on July 11, 2019 regarding vehicle electrification and offered the following statement.

“Recognizing the need for lower cost and carbon free transportation solutions, the Governor smartly proposed the State’s first incentive for electric vehicles and continued investments in necessary public charging stations. As […]

SolarFest’19 Music Announcement

World Music Highlights the Stage at SolarFest on July 21st

On Sunday July 21st, SolarFest returns to its roots at Earth Sky Time Community Farm in Manchester Center, VT with a musical lineup sure to get the crowd moving; young and old.

The fun starts with workshops on energy, music […]

Vermont Files Suit Against Manufacturers of PFAS Chemicals to Protect Drinking Water and Natural

Vermont Attorney General T.J. Donovan announced that the State of Vermont has taken a major environmental action to protect Vermont’s drinking water and natural resources by filing two lawsuits against companies for the manufacturing and distribution of PFAS chemicals and PFAS-containing products in Vermont. The lawsuits name the 3M Company (3M) and E. I. du […]