As part of National Drive Electric Week (September 26 – October 4), the Vermont Sierra Club is holding a contest for members to capture 2-minute video stories on why they drive an Electric Vehicle. During last year’s National Drive Electric Week event, we heard from numerous community members that stories like this inspired them to […]
More people are finding their way back to biking thanks to the Upper Valley eBike Library project. Ebikes profoundly expand the range, carrying capacity (children and cargo), hill-climbing ease, and comfort of biking. Dave Cohen, director of VBike, says at least 15 people who tried one of the electric […]
Could you use some cash to rehab a rental unit and help grow the local housing supply? The State of Vermont is funding apartment repairs for up to $30,000 per unit! The funds are part of the COVID relief package and will be available only to the end of the year. You can learn more […]
Contact your lawmakers today to urge them to support the Global Warming Solutions Act!
Earlier this week, lawmakers reconvened for the final days of the 2020 legislative session, with a primary focus on finalizing a FY 2021 budget. That said, a few key policy priorities remain in play, including the important, job-creating, pollution-reducing, Global Warming […]
The new film, Dark Waters, really brings the need for clean water throughout VT and every state! We encourage all to watch it.
Environmental Advocates Call for Implementation of Critical Clean Water Rule
Will achieve Vermont’s water quality obligations and protect state’s tourist economy
The Conservation Law Foundation, the Connecticut […]
What happens when the State of Vermont EV Incentives run out? Vermonters are taking advantage of the State’s incentive program, but funding is likely to run out soon. Due to anticipated State budget challenges the legislature has not appropriated additional dollars for the program, so get up to $4,000 toward your EV purchase while […]
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 […]
Are you interested in learning more about electric vehicles? Drive Electric Vermont Acorn Energy Co-op and the Climate Economy Action Center of Addison County are hosting a free webinar about electric vehicles (EVs) Thursday, August 20, 2020 from 7:30 to 8:30 PM. Vermont’s incentive program offers up to $4,000 for an EV purchase, but […]
Clean Energy Report Identifies Continued Growth Through 2019 State cautions COVID-19 will have an impact for 2020 Montpelier, Vermont – The Vermont Public Service Department (PSD) announces the release of the 2020 Vermont Clean Energy Industry Report, the seventh annual report describing the status and characteristics of Vermont’s clean energy industry. With pre-COVID total […]