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Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

At the VECAN Conference, a Morning Workshop:

The 2019 Legislative Look Forward

Vermont State House (Wikipedia)

A work session on legislative activity will be presented by Senator Becca Balint, Senator Christopher Bray, and Lauren Hierl of the Vermont Conservation Voters.

Now, more than ever, strong state policy is required to do our part to mitigate against a warming world and ensure […]

At the VECAN Conference

Michael Shank, the afternoon keynote speaker will present From Apathy to Action: Motivating the Masses on Climate

Michael Shank, Ph.D., is the Communications Director for the Carbon Neutral Cities Alliance, a group of international cities committed to achieving aggressive long-term carbon reduction goals, and the Urban Sustainability Directors Network, a peerto-peer network of local government […]

At the VECAN Conference, Keynote Speaker Bill McKibben Will Present

A Global Crisis: A State and Local Fight

Bill McKibben is an author and environmentalist who in 2014 was awarded the Right Livelihood Prize, sometimes called the ‘alternative Nobel.’ In 1989, Bill wrote The End of Nature – regarded as the first book for a general audience about climate change – and he is the […]

Vermont AG, Secretary of State Announce Public Meetings of Proposals to Regulate Home Improvement Contractors

MONTPELIER – The Attorney General’s Office and the Secretary of State’s Office announced a series of joint public meetings to hear feedback and ideas from the public on the home improvement industry.

In January 2018, the Secretary of State’s Office of Professional Regulation produced a Preliminary Sunrise Assessment, evaluating possible means of regulating the home […]

Designing For Wood Heat Training to be held

November 14 at Goddard College

Renewable Energy Vermont, Vermont’s Forest, Parks & Recreation, and Efficiency Vermont invite architects, builders, and facility managers to attend a special workshop training Designing for Wood Heat on Wednesday, November 14th from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Goddard College in Plainfield, Vermont.

Participants will learn about […]

Thetford Strafford Community Solar

The first Multi-Use Community Solar in the State Goes Live

Thetford Strafford Community Solar array. September 11, 2018. Photos courtesy of Nancy Rae Mallery.

George Harvey

The Thetford Strafford Community Solar (TSCS) farm, in Thetford, Vermont, is now operational. Unlike the state’s earlier community solar installations, the TSCS farm has a mix […]

Guidebook for Equitable Clean Energy to be Released at REV2018 Conference

Low and moderate income households have historically lacked access to renewable energy technologies due to a variety of barriers and challenges. On Friday, October 18th, as one of the concurrent sessions on the second day of the Renewable Energy Vermont Conference & Expo, attendees and members of the media will have a chance to learn […]

Vermont Attorney General Warns: Scammers Targeting Utility Customers

Vermont Attorney General T.J. Donovan is warning Vermonters about a spike in scams by fraudsters pretending to be utilities. The Attorney General issued a “Scam Alert” and joins Vermont power companies in warning Vermonters about the scam.

These scammers call residents and businesses demanding immediate payment for electricity with a credit card, pre-paid card, or […]

Fall Business Leaders Housing Breakfast Set for October 26

Agenda Includes Housing Market Update and Possibilities for Change

From Vital Communities, White River Junction, VT:

Join business leaders from across the region at the Fall Business Leaders Housing Breakfast on October 26 from 7:30 am to 9 am at the Fireside Inn in West Lebanon.

This fall’s event will explore the regional nature of […]

Young Women in Engineering Program