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REV2020 – RFP Deadline Extended to June 10

Calling Renewable Energy Experts!

The REV2020 Call for Proposals deadline has been extended to Wednesday, June 10. Sieze this opportunity to engage with other leading figures in the renewable energy sector and gain valuable exposure for your ideas.

Virtual sessions scheduled September through January will feature keynotes, panel discussions and networking opportunities. New this […]

Congressman Welch & Town Energy Committee Conversation — June 5 at noon!

Vermont town energy committee leaders: This great opportunity is for you in particular!

Please join a conversation with Congressman Peter Welch, Next Friday, June 5, from noon-1 p.m. This virtual meeting will be a good chance for the Congressman to share an update on what’s happening (or not) at the federal level, hear success […]

CSWD Invites comments on new draft Solid Waste Implementation Plan

CSWD Seeks Public Input on New Draft Solid Waste Implementation Plan (SWIP) CSWD is seeking public input on our new Solid Waste Implementation Plan (SWIP). This Plan, required by State statute, outlines how we will meet the Performance Standards in the Vermont Materials Management Plan (MMP), which Vermont’s Agency of Natural Resources updated in […]

Renewable Energy VT News: NERA & FERC

In April, a shadow group calling themselves the New England Ratepayer’s Association (NERA) filed a petition with FERC to eliminate state renewable energy policy and net metering as we know it. If you have not been following the case closely, see this overview factsheet from our friends at Vote Solar. In brief, NERA’s filing argues […]

REV Lunch-and-Learn: Workplace Safety & Best Practices in the Time of COVID-19

Join REV on Wednesday, May 13 @ 12:00 pm for a special Lunch-and-Learn Webinar – Workplace Safety Regulations & Best Practices in the Time of COVID-19.

Speakers: Deputy Secretary Ted Brady, Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development (ACCD) Dan Whipple, Program Manager, VOSHA About the Webinar:

As Governor Scott continues to relax […]

Statement on 50th Anniversary of Earth Day by Attorney General Donovan

MONTPELIER – Vermont Attorney General T.J. Donovan released the following statement for the 50th anniversary of Earth Day:

“Today is the 50th anniversary of Earth Day being celebrated around the globe. This year also marks the 50th anniversary of two important environmental laws: the federal National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and Vermont’s very own Act […]

SolarFest is Adapting and Growing

Sadly, we must cancel the 25th Anniversary SolarFest Celebration that had been planned for July 26th. The need to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus will prevent us from gathering in person this year at Earth Sky Time Farm. However, the spirit of SolarFest cannot be contained! Working with some of our outstanding […]

Vermont Electric Co-op’s Community Solar Program

George Harvey

Many people who would like to get their electricity from solar systems are restricted due to our living arrangements. Those of us who rent our homes are unlikely to be able to install solar systems, of course, and many who own their homes have unsuitable roofs and yards that are […]

Progress in Electric Transit

GMT riders try the Proterra electric bus at a ribbon-cutting event on January 28, 2020. Image: David Roberts.

David Roberts

There are clear environmental and economic benefits to switching over to electric vehicles for household travel, but the greatest savings and greenhouse gas reductions occur when we reduce the amount of driving we […]

Vermont Long Committed to Acting on Climate Change – in Words at Least

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Johanna Miller

In 2006, the State of Vermont enshrined strong carbon pollution reduction goals in statute. Unfortunately, despite that commitment, Vermont’s greenhouse gas emissions are 13% above 1990 levels, when they are supposed to have been cut significantly below that by now.

You need only […]