Montpelier, VT – Gov. Peter Shumlin and Public Service Department Commissioner Christopher Recchia announced today the receipt of $5.3 million from Entergy Vermont Yankee (VY) for the development of clean energy, and confirmation that Entergy has deposited $10 million as its first payment into the Vermont Yankee Site Restoration Fund. Both payments […]
Christine Donovan – VEIC
A statewide energy efficiency policy study was recently performed by Vermont Energy Investment Corporation (VEIC).
In February, 2014, on New Hampshire Public Radio’s program, “The Exchange, ” Meredith Hatfield, Director of the New Hampshire Office of Energy and Planning and top energy advisor to Governor Maggie Hassan, explained the economic and […]
what it means for you
By Gabrielle Stebbins, Executive Director of Renewable Energy Vermont
On April 1st, Governor Shumlin signed into law House Bill 702, an act related to net-metering. Net-metering is the program that allows any and every Vermonter to have the opportunity to generate their own electricity – be it solar electricity on […]
By Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.)
More than 700 companies that drive the U.S. economy – including Microsoft, Owens Corning, General Motors, the Portland Trail Blazers and candymaker Mars – have signed a declaration calling for national action on climate change. This is a remarkable shift in how some of the […]
Why it is necessary, and why it is fair
By George Harvey
The US EPA has estimated the social cost of letting carbon dioxide escape into the atmosphere at $12 to $116 per ton. Since this can be hard to understand, it may need an explanation.
The social costs of carbon emissions are all around […]