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Burlington Moves Toward Its Net-Zero Energy Goal

Burlington Mayor, Miro Weinberger, speaks at the Net-Zero Energy Revenue Bond press conference on September 2, 2021. Standing in the background are (from L to R) Jennifer Green, City of Burlington Sustainability Director, Darren Springer, BED’s General Manager, Emily Stebbins-Wheelock, BED’s Manager of Strategy and Innovation, James Gibbons, BED’s Director of Policy and […]

Renewables Rule and Solar Shines Brightest

George Harvey

A field of solar arrays. (American Public Power Association, Unsplash,

In its last issue, Green Energy Times had an article, “EIA Projects Huge Decline for Natural Gas Generation” ( With new information from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), we can say more about that and the implications […]

EIA Projects Huge Decline for Natural Gas Generation

Renewable energy and battery storage lead the country’s new energy production

George Harvey

We have stunning news from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA). Admittedly, you have to look beyond the fluff to see it, but it is stunning nevertheless.

About two […]

Vermont’s Opportunity in a New Climate Action Accountability Framework

An eighth grader from Burlington, VT makes a strong statement about the need for climate action — in solidarity with 1000s of others — at the September 2019 Vermont Climate Strike. Courtesy photo.

Johanna Miller

Earlier this year, for the first time, national polls were showing that climate change was a top issue […]

10th Annual Drive Electric Week: September 26 – October 4

2019 Charge Forward EV Relay, hosted by Drive Electric NH. Image: Drive Electric NH and Kate & Keith Photography

Brianna Brand

Driving habits certainly look much different than normal as adults and children alike transition to virtual work and school environments that leave the trusty family automobile in the driveway more often than […]

ButtonUp 2020 Goes Virtual!

This year upended life for just about all of us, and for many Vermonters, it’s been really tough. With all the uncertainty we face, why bring weatherization up on your list of things to make happen in 2020? Well, it’s even more important now that we’re all spending more time at home.

Safety: A professional […]

‘Building Communities’ Grants Available through Vermont BGS Department 

The FY21 Building Communities Grants through the Vermont Department of Building and General Services (BGS) is now available for applications. The Building Communities Grant Program consists of the Recreational Facilities Grant Program, the Regional Economic Development Grant Program, and the Human Services and Educational Facilities Grant Programs. These grants are intended for construction and capital […]

A Green New Market

Off-grid power. Photo: USAID in Africa. Public domain.

George Harvey

A Green New Market is coming. We can create it, or we can watch other countries create it. But it is coming, and it should be in America.

The Green New Market should appeal to Democrats because it can address […]

Supporting a Vermont Global Warming Solutions Act

2020 Climate Solutions Caucus. Courtesy photo.

Sandra Levine

As Vermont’s legislators are buckling down to provide relief for struggling communities, they are also looking ahead to build a healthier, safer and more resilient Vermont for everyone. Seizing opportunities now will make communities stronger and avoid future damage and suffering.

Setting a model for […]

A Resolution to Take Action on Climate Pollution

John Gage at the Carbon Cash-Back Coalition table outside the polls at Windham High School on town election day, March 10, 2020. Windham, NH passed the resolution. Courtesy photo.

John Gage

This spring, voters in forty New Hampshire town meetings and local elections have a chance to ask their state and federal representatives […]