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It’s Electric-Time to Plug In for Drive Electric Week in Vermont

The week of Sep 14-Sep 22 is National Drive Electric Week. There are numerous Vermont events, so we are hoping you can attend an event near you to plug into the electric car evolution.

See the video of Vermont Lt. Governor David Zuckerman inviting you to attend Saturday’s Montpelier Drive Electric Day.

Sierra Club Lead […]

Windham Grows to Host Community Table September 18

All are welcome to participate in Windham Grows’ Community Table on Wednesday, September 18, 12 p.m. – 1: 30 p.m. at the River Garden, 157 Main Street, Brattleboro, Vermont.

What is a Community Table?

A monthly roundtable discussion for those who embrace sustainability, entrepreneurship, and community as a means to promote local […]

Button Up is Coming. Will You Help Us Make It Better?

We’re currently planning this fall’s Button Up campaign!

Help us make Button Up 2019 brilliant by completing this quick survey.

Similar to last year, the campaign will happen between mid-September and mid-November. With enhanced incentives from Efficiency Vermont this year, (Income eligible Vermonters can now receive 50% off the project costs, up to $4000 […]

Free event – E-Bike Demo

Saturday Aug 10th 3-6pm – at West Hill Shop in Putney VT (just off Exit 4 of I91)

 

See an assortment of e-bikes, try one – experience the joy of e-bikes! Learn about e-bike kits, and how easy it is to install one on your bike. Meet e-bike owners and hear their […]

Free Event: Composting Best Practices

The Vermont Retail & Grocers Association is sponsoring a Tour and Discussion of Composting Best Practices August 23, 2019 @ 10 am – 1 pm City Market 207 Flynn Avenue Burlington The event is free. To learn more or register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/composting-best-practices-with-city-market-tickets-63581866073 […]

Woodstock Town Manager Leaves Lasting Legacy of Clean Energy

Woodstock, VT – With the completion of a rooftop solar project in nearby White River Junction, Woodstock, Vermont, is offsetting its Town electricity bills at all its municipal facilities with clean, renewable solar net metering credits. The project was championed by Town Manager Phil Swanson, who recently lost his long, courageous battle with leukemia.

The […]

Earth Mirth: A comedy show benefitting VNRC on August 2

What’s happening to our environment isn’t funny, but now there’s a reason to laugh. You’re invited to Earth Mirth, a comedy show benefitting VNRC!

Next Friday, August 2, join VNRC at the Revelry Theater in Burlington, VT for an evening of performances by some of Vermont’s funniest people, including Tracy Dolan, Gladys Dee, and […]

2019 Vermont Clean Energy Report Identifies a Maturing Clean Energy Cluster

The Vermont Public Service Department (PSD) is pleased to announce the release of the 2019 Vermont Clean Energy Industry Report, the sixth annual effort in the state to describe the status and characteristics of Vermont’s clean energy industry.

Commenting on the report Commissioner June Tierney said, “With the highest clean energy employment per capita in […]

Vermont Legislative Update

The Climate Solutions Caucus. Image: VPIRG

Jessie Haas

The rap on the 2019 Vermont legislature is that they didn’t get much done—notably, for climate activists, any kind of carbon pricing scheme – or the “Global Warming Solutions Act,” which would require the state government to act on Vermont’s climate pollution goals. So when I […]

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 […]