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The Largest Solar Array in Vermont

The Coolidge Solar Project, the largest solar array in Vermont, is 20MW and consists of about 83,000 photovoltaic panels. Image: NextEra Energy.

George Harvey

Not long ago, the largest solar project in Vermont had a capacity of 2.2 megawatts (MW). For a long time, however, there was no one array […]

Vermont Green Transportation Challenge Incentive Program for K-12 Schools

May 22 Deadline to Sign-up and Earn Points for a Chance to Win

Walk to School Day, Miller’s Run School, Sheffield, VT Credit: Soph Hall

Deb Sachs

Way to Go! to School, an award winning, incentive-based program encourages everyone to make smart travel choices to school (i.e., walk, bike, carpool and […]

Iconic Vermont CEO’s Call on Legislature for Climate Action

VT can grow the economy by tackling climate change, business leaders say

Business leaders from some of Vermont’s most iconic companies on Wednesday called on the Governor and the Legislature to pass a comprehensive climate action package this session that moves the state off of fossil fuels and to local, renewable energy.

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Free course on Socially Responsible/Impact Investing – Register Now.

Investing with Your Values: Win-Win with Socially Responsible Investing Monday, March 11, 2019 from 6:30 – 8:30 PM. Bethel University, Bethel, VT

Every day you make conscious lifestyle choices designed to help the planet and promote positive social change. Why should your investment choices be any different? This course, offered by a longtime […]

First Wednesdays Program at Rutland Free LIbrary: Mar. 6 at 7:00 p.m.

Middlebury Professor Explores Women’s Resistance in Literature

Rutland ~ Middlebury College assistant professor Catharine Wright will explore the depiction in literature of women’s resistance to power in a talk at Rutland Free Library on March 6 at 7:00 pm. Her talk, “Outlaw Women,” is part of the Vermont Humanities Council’s First Wednesdays lecture […]

Better Building By Design: Feb 6 & 7, 2019

DoubleTree by Hilton Burlington Hotel South Burlington, Vermont 1,000 Attendees. 40 Workshops. 60+ Exhibitors.

Better Buildings by Design is the region’s premier design and construction conference, which features interactive learning about building durability, efficiency, and value for both residential and commercial projects. This annual not-for-profit conference sponsored by Efficiency Vermont brings together top talent in […]

“IN SEARCH OF BALANCE” at February 4th Movie Night in Bradford, VT

“IN SEARCH OF BALANCE”

An exploration into how increased urbanization and an obsession with technology have resulted in a disconnect from the natural environment.

Monday, February 4, 6:30 pm, Colatina Exit Upstairs

Come early if you wish to order food or drink to enjoy with the movie […]

Vermont PUC Decision on EV Charging — ChargePoint Statement

On January 23, 2019, the Vermont Public Utilities Commission (PUC) issued a major decision that will stimulate investment in electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure and accelerate the transition to electric mobility in Vermont and the Northeast.

The PUC’s order reduces regulatory uncertainty and ensures that owners and operators of EV charging can set pricing at […]

Help VT Reach 100% Renewable Energy by 2030

Saffron and Solar Farms

Saffron crocuses blooming in a raised bed within a Peck Solar array in New Haven, VT. Image: A. Ghalehgolabbehbahani, UVM.

A Win-Win for the Environment and Agriculture

Margaret Skinner, Bruce L. Parker and Arash

Ghalehgolabbehbahani, who demonstrated that saffron could be profitably grown in Vermont, have teamed up with Peck Solar to […]