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Through September, Solar and Wind Each Added More New Capacity Than Natural Gas

SUN DAY CAMPAIGN SOLAR AND WIND EACH ADDED MORE NEW GENERATING CAPACITY THAN NATURAL GAS DURING FIRST THREE-QUARTERS OF 2022 FERC DATA SUGGEST THAT NATURAL GAS GENERATING CAPACITY HAS PEAKED Washington DC – According to a review by the SUN DAY Campaign of data just released by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), utility-scale […]

Baker-Polito Administration Designates Six Towns in the Southeast Region as Green Communities

 

87 Percent of the Commonwealth’s Population Now Resides in a Green Community

BOSTON – The Baker-Polito Administration today announced six Massachusetts municipalities within the southeast region of the state have been designated as Green Communities, committing to clean energy and energy efficiency goals to reduce energy usage and lower greenhouse gas emissions, and […]

Cities Can Boost Access to Efficient Transportation Using $3 Billion from the New Climate Law

 

By Ben Jennings, Research Assistant, Transportation Program

A $3 billion program in the recent Inflation Reduction Act provides communities a key opportunity to invest in improving equitable access to efficient, low-carbon transportation. Known as the Neighborhood Access and Equity Grant Program, the funding is a critical complement to the bill’s investments in […]

Join Norwich Solar and Kinney Drugs to celebrate the recent completion of a community solar installation Fairlee, VT

Join Norwich Solar and Kinney Drugs to celebrate the recent completion of a community solar installation Fairlee, VT When: NEW DATE! Thursday, October 6, 2022 at 9am

Why: The 500kW AC ground mount system developed and installed by Norwich Solar is generating about 1,000,000kWh per year and provides Kinney Drugs with solar net […]

Net-Zero Energy Festival – Burlington, VT

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2022 9AM-1PM

585 Pine Street, Burlington, Vermont Free admission rain date: September 24

Burlington Electric Department is hosting a day of outdoor fun for the whole family to share Burlington’s Net Zero Energy vision.

LEARN HOW TO REDUCE FOSSIL FUEL USE & SAVE MONEY!

In addition to all the fun […]

Today’s Webinar: Strategies for Achieving Zero Energy in Multifamily Buildings

Learn about ASHRAE’s latest Advanced Energy Design Guide for Multifamily Buildings, developed with support from DOE, which, step-by-step, assists organizations and building professionals in achieving zero energy buildings.

 

Speakers:

Keith McCulloch, SBP Stet Sanborn, SmithGroup Paul Torcellini, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

If you’re interested in this webinar, register today. […]

Vermont Not on Track to Meet 2030 Climate Requirements

A new report from the non-profit Energy Action Network finds that Vermont is not on track to meet its legally mandated emissions reduction requirements under the Global Warming Solutions Act.

“While there is a lot of important information in this comprehensive, 40-page report, a key takeaway is that Vermont is not on track to […]

Are you keeping up with industry changes?

Staying ahead of the industry’s evolving building performance technologies and tactics is critical as climate and accessibility mandates expand.

SWA Academy is the user-paced learning platform designed to equip organizations and project teams with the technical knowledge they need to keep up—and earn CEUs […]

The Inflation Reduction Act Just Shattered the Ceiling for Clean Energy in Vermont

op-ed by Peter Sterling

Incredibly and finally, the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) has begun the shift to a clean energy America. For the first time ever, the massive resources of the U.S. Government will be mobilized to move our country off of climate change causing fossil fuels and onto renewable energy sources like wind, […]