On Thursday, November 2nd, a coalition of non-profits, local businesses, and state agencies facilitated by Renewable Energy Vermont will unveil a plan of policy, workforce development, and outreach recommendations to help lower energy costs, boost Vermont’s economy, sustain forestlands, and reduce net carbon emissions.
The plan was prepared as part of the Vermont Statewide […]
REBATES AVAILABLE FOR REPLACING OLD WOOD STOVES Stove Change-out Program to Improve Air Quality Montpelier, Vermont – The Clean Energy Development Fund (CEDF) and the Agency of Natural Resources Division of Air Quality and Climate have teamed up to help Vermonters, that currently heat with wood, get new cleaner burning stoves installed. The […]
Jotul Oslo stove installed in Vermont.Photo courtesy of Friends of the Sun, Brattleboro, VT
Burning wood produces environmental impacts. These impacts are reduced considerably when done responsibly.
Responsible wood heating should be defended from criticism that it is bad for the environment. In fact it should be promoted on environmental grounds.
When we talk […]
Grants to Schools, Affordable Housing, and Pellet Supply Companies
Montpelier, Vermont – Commissioner Christopher Recchia announced that the Department of Public Service (DPS) has awarded $913,054 from the Clean Energy Development Fund (CEDF) to increase the demand and supply for local wood heat. The CEDF awarded 11 grants to schools and affordable housing projects across […]
Modern Wood Heat Forum Tuesday, Sept 15, 6-8pm Montshire Museum, Norwich, VT Online Viewing Option Also Available
Modern wood pellet technology provides clean, efficient, renewable, easy, hands-free heating for homes and commercial buildings.
Experts in modern wood heating will discuss:
Central residential and commercial wood pellet heating technology, including efficiency How pellets are processed, […]
Froling Energy Introduces a New Renewable Biomass Fuel to New England
By Jim Van Valkenburgh
New England is an ideal region for making use of biomass for heat. Trees are plentiful, the logging industry is mature, sustainable harvesting is common practice and fossil fuel heating costs are high. We have been burning wood for hundreds […]
Modern, high-efficiency wood pellet central heaters are amazing, with efficiency ratings of 85% or higher, hands-free fuel delivery from truck to storage bin to heater, and less than five gallons of wood ash to deal with for a season of heating.
Now they have gotten cheaper too, with added incentives in Vermont. The […]
Clean Energy Development Fund Releases RFP for $1.6 Million Modern Wood Heating Program for Windham County
Montpelier, Vermont – The Public Service Department’s Clean Energy Development Fund (CEDF) released today a request for proposals (RFP) to design and administer a modern wood heating program in, and for the benefit of, Windham County, Vermont. The CEDF […]