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Central Hudson Commits to Reducing Gas Sales

Central Hudson, a utility with about 309,000 electric and 84,000 gas customers, is the first utility in New York to agree to reduce their gas sales!

This hard-fought victory was achieved through months of pressure and negotiations with Central Hudson in their most recent rate case. Rate cases are one of the few ways […]

Congress Can Slash Emissions by Supporting New Low-Carbon Industrial Technologies

By Steven Nadel, Executive Director

As Congress prepares its budget reconciliation package, one of the most effective ways it can reduce the large greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the industrial sector is by supporting commercialization of transformative industrial technologies.

The federal government has funded research, development, and demonstration projects for some of the critical […]

Online Guide from CESA Explores State Efforts to Achieve 100% Clean Energy

On August 19, 2021, The Clean Energy States Alliance (CESA) released a Guide to 100% Clean Energy States (https://bit.ly/CESAStateGuidetoCleanEnergy). The Guide includes information about the goals, timelines, legislation, and plans of 18 states, plus the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, that have adopted 100% clean electricity goals. Together, these jurisdictions represent 44 percent […]

Join Us for a June 16th Webinar on Vermont’s Climate & Energy Plans

 

 

Join us on Wednesday, June 16th at noon for a VECAN webinar to learn about how Vermont’s important clean energy and climate action blueprints connect.

The State of Vermont is simultaneously embarking on two planning efforts: the update to the Comprehensive Energy Plan (CEP), which established the important 90% by 2050 total […]

The Case for the Community Power Coalition

Source: www.communitypowernh.org

Henry P. Herndon

There is a new civic institution forming in New Hampshire. Its mission is to empower our cities and towns to realize their energy goals. It promises to transform our energy system, to enable local construction of renewable energy, and to empower customers with distributed energy innovations. It is […]

Thinking Locally to Confront a Global Problem

Cecily Anderson of Tunbridge, VT, a participant in the 2019-20 pilot of 2CLA, spoke at a February 2020 2CLA session. Subsequent sessions have been held online. Photo by Chris Johnson.

Vital Communities

Combating climate change takes national and global action. But it also depends on work we do here, in our local […]

Dartmouth College- Energy@Tuck: Blockchain & Energy and Power & Utilities 101

Join the Revers Center for Energy for two upcoming events: Blockchain & Energy 101 and Power & Utilities 101! Blockchain & Energy 101 February 24, 2021 @ 12 p.m. Join the Revers Center for Energy and the Center Digital Strategies for a discussion about Blockchain, with an emphasis on:

· What is blockchain and […]

One Advocate’s Energy Plan: Electrifying Energy Needs

Wyldon King Fishman

The 2020 New York State Renewable Energy Summit ended with a mission statement: “Does your town have an energy plan?”

All the solar installers agreed New York State could install far more renewable energy if the barriers would fall a bit rather than creep up and up as they have over the […]

Help Save Community Power in NH!

The Community Power Law, signed by Governor Sununu in 2019 with bipartisan support, enables cities and towns to choose where their electricity comes from. This law holds potential for communities to save on energy costs, increase local control and resilience, and generate more renewable energy.

Eversource is now pushing for legislation (House Bill 315) that […]

Governor Scott Proposes Investments in Clean Energy Economy, Making the Benefits of Renewable Energy Accessible to All Vermonters

In his annual budget address, Governor Phil Scott today proposed a range of clean energy investments to lower energy burdens and climate pollution while supporting Vermont’s economy. The Governor’s climate economy proposals include $10 million toward an initiative to bring local, renewable energy to those with low and moderate incomes, $5 million to accelerate […]