After a tough year, we’re delighted to start 2021 with some good news for renewable energy and climate action!
After eight long months, and thanks to strong leadership from Senator Leahy, Senator Sanders and Congressman Welch, we finally have a COVID-relief and budget package that begins to address the climate crisis.
Making local renewable […]
Successful Go, Save and Share Green Initiative to Help Customers Save Money and Boost Economy Ends August 31st
Green Mountain Power (GMP) is reminding customers that enhanced rebates on products that help save energy and money while reducing carbon pollution will close at the end of the month. GMP’s popular Go, Save and […]
The Clean Energy Development Fund (CEDF) announces a new program to help homeowners and businesses convert from old coal to new wood pellet heating. Beginning today the CEDF offers up to $10,000 to Vermonters still heating with coal. The new Coal Change-out Incentive Adder is designed to encourage the few home and business owners […]
Changes Will Increase Solar Production While Protecting Natural Resources
BOSTON – The Baker-Polito Administration today announced final updates to the Commonwealth’s Solar Massachusetts Renewable Target (SMART) program after filing emergency regulations in April. As a result of a robust stakeholder and public comment process, the Department of Energy Resources (DOER) implemented revisions to […]
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 […]
REV MEMBERS OFFER NEW INCENTIVES FOR ELECTRIC LAWNMOWERS, REDUCING CLIMATE POLLUTION AND SAVING 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]