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Statement of Green Mountain Power President and CEO Mary Powell on Vermont’s Progress Promoting Electric Vehicles

Green Mountain Power President and CEO Mary Powell joined Governor Phil Scott, members of his administration and other energy leaders on July 11, 2019 at a news conference highlighting state efforts to expand the adoption of electric vehicles and further the electrification of Vermont’s transportation sector to reduce carbon. Powell issued the following statement in […]

SolarFest’19 Music Announcement

World Music Highlights the Stage at SolarFest on July 21st

On Sunday July 21st, SolarFest returns to its roots at Earth Sky Time Community Farm in Manchester Center, VT with a musical lineup sure to get the crowd moving; young and old.

The fun starts with workshops on energy, music […]

Vermont Files Suit Against Manufacturers of PFAS Chemicals to Protect Drinking Water and Natural

Vermont Attorney General T.J. Donovan announced that the State of Vermont has taken a major environmental action to protect Vermont’s drinking water and natural resources by filing two lawsuits against companies for the manufacturing and distribution of PFAS chemicals and PFAS-containing products in Vermont. The lawsuits name the 3M Company (3M) and E. I. du […]

Act Now to Limit Enbridge’s Role in Vermont’s Energy System

Enbridge Is Seeking To Increase It’s Influence Over Vermont Utilities

Don’t Let It Happen!

Canadian corporation, Enbridge, Inc. is one of North America’s biggest fossil fuel infrastructure companies, notorious for building tarsands oil pipelines. In recent years, Enbridge has also been increasing its construction of fracked gas pipelines in Canada and […]

Farm Tours during Strolling of the Heifers Weekend

Local farms open for tours on Strolling of the Heifers Weekend Sunday, June 9 — 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Strolling of the Heifers has partnered with six special farms in the Brattleboro area to offer this year’s Stroll Weekend Farm Tour on Sunday, June 9 Each of these farms has something unique to […]

Incentive Updates

Great news – the State of Vermont is making progress on an incentive program for new electric car purchases! The annual transportation bill (H. 529) recently passed the Legislature and is expected to be signed by the governor. This bill included at least $1.1 million toward electric car incentives for Vermont households. Incentives […]

LOCAL CLIMATE ADVOCATES RALLY IN MONTPELIER, VT

Climate Protest halts House debate, three arrested

MONTPELIER, Vt. (WCAX) Protesters disrupted proceedings at the Statehouse Thursday, demanding action on climate change from lawmakers.

As they shouted out some demands House Speaker Mitzi Johnson, D-South Hero, banged the gavel to declare order. When they continued, she ordered a recess and directed lawmakers to leave the […]

Peck Electric: In the News Again

Peck solar installed a 500kW solar PV array on top of the parking lot expansion at Burlington International Airport in 2014. Courtesy photo.

George Harvey

I believe that there are many people, even in Vermont, who don’t think of Peck Electric as a big deal in the solar industry. They might think […]

Solarize Bethel Campaign

Integrity Energy installed both this rooftop and the grount-mounted solar systems as part of the Solarize Bethel campaign. Photo: Courtesy photos.

George Harvey

The Solarize Bethel campaign was coordinated by Integrity Energy and the Bethel Energy Committee. It was started with a meeting in the Bethel, Vermont town hall on […]

Strolling of the Heifers “Tour de Heifer” challenging rides attract cyclists to Brattleboro

Cyclists from many states will participate in the Tour de Heifer, the cycling event on Strolling of the Heifers Weekend, taking place on Sunday, June 9.

“Strolling of the Heifers works on many programs year-round to encourage entrepreneurship and innovation at farm and food businesses, to connect people and organizations around sustainable living […]