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Upper Valley Energy Events

Green Real Estate Crash Course

Join the 49 Upper Valley Realtors who have already completed Vital Communities’ new Green Real Estate Crash Course. This dual-state, three-credit continuing education course helps Realtors understand the resources available to homeowners to make energy efficiency improvements and increase their comfort in their new homes. Realtors also learn everything they […]

March 7th DEC Lunch: Assessing and mitigating the risk of cascading blackouts

The next Dartmouth Energy Collaborative Pizza Lunch will be held on March 7th Assessing and mitigating the risk of cascading blackouts Speaker: Dr. Margaret J. Eppstein Thursday, March 7th 12:15pm-1:15pm Fahey First Floor Commons, Dartmouth RSVP Here Large cascading failures in electrical grids are rare but catastrophic, sometimes affecting millions of people and incurring substantial […]

Symposium on Energy in the 21st Century: EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION ENDING

Early bird registration ends February 28. For reduced fee of $70 adult, $50 student (including breakfast & lunch)

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ABOUT THE SYMPOSIUM ON ENERGY in the 21st Century This is our 15th year! The award winning Symposium has been cited as one of the most important conferences on energy policy in New […]

Energy 101 Series for Spring 2019!

Interested in learning where your energy comes from?

Concerned about how energy decisions are made, and wish you were more informed? Wondering how to get involved in energy at Dartmouth, but not sure where to start? Apply to join the Spring 2019 Energy 101 series! Energy touches every aspect of our lives, from […]

At the VECAN Conference: an Afternoon Workshop

Transportation Efficiency & Electrification New Tools, Programs and Funds

Kia Niro EV

This workshop will be presented by Dave Roberts of Drive Electric Vermont and Ross MacDonald of Go! Vermont.

There is much buzz about leveraging the state’s VW settlement funds to expand electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure and buses. Paired together with Go! […]

At the VECAN Conference: a Morning Workshop

Municipal Solar: Opportunities and Challenges

SunGen Sharon Solar Farm in Sharon (Wikimedia Commons)

This workshop will be presented by Olivia Campbell Andersen of Renewable Energy Vermont, Chad Farrell of Encore Renewable Energy, and Geoff Urbanik of the Town of Colchester.

Municipal solar energy is an important cost- and carbon-saving option for many municipalities. This […]

At the VECAN Conference: a Morning Workshop

Land Use, Transportation, and Housing for Low Carbon Communities

Solar-Power-at-Scott-Farm-in-Dummerston, Vermont. Wikimedia Commons.

This workshop will be given by Kate McCarthy of the Vermont Natural Resources Council, Deb Sachs of EcoStrategies, and Eileen Peltier of Downstreet Housing

Smart growth approaches to land use are a cornerstone to decarbonizing our communities. At the center of […]

At the VECAN Conference: an Afternoon Workshop

Communicating Beyond the Choir: Persuading Policy Makers and More People to Act

People’s Climate March 2014 (Wikimedia Commons)

This workshop will be presented by Michael Shank, Carbon Neutral Cities Alliance / Urban Sustainability Directors Network.

Want to learn to make the choir sing but also dramatically expand the chorus on climate action? Want tested […]

At the VECAN Conference: a Morning Workshop

Harnessing the Power of Digital Tools to Advance Climate and Energy Goals

Pollution (When this image was new, a Google search I did on it guessed it was Donald Trump. – GHH)

Presented by Bob Farnham, Bob the Green Guy; Rob Fish, Energy Action Network; and Ian Hitchcock, Vermont Natural Resources Council

At this […]

At the VECAN Conference: an Afternoon Workshop

Beneficial Electrification: A Key Decarbonization Strategy

There will be seven afternoon workshops. This one will be presented by Jeff Monder, Green Mountain Power; Anne Margolis, Vermont Public Service Department; and Jock Gill, Peacham Energy Committee, and low-carbon lifestyle homeowner

Georgia Mountain wind farm (georgiamountain.com)

Beneficial electrification (or strategic electrification) is a term for replacing […]