Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

Sharon, VT Community Members Encouraged to Share Ideas June 8

On Thursday, June 8, all members of the Sharon Community are invited to a community gathering to discuss ideas for the future of Sharon from 5:30-8 p.m. at the Sharon Elementary School. A no cost community dinner and childcare will be provided to all who attend.

During the evening, Sharon community members will […]

VECAN Spring Summit




The June 3rd Vermont Energy and Climate Action Network Spring Summit is coming right up, and we hope you plan to join us! We also are excited to share a few updates that might make it even more enticing to do so…


After light breakfast fare and informal networking, we […]

Biden Administration Opens Applications for New ERA to Boost Clean Energy in Rural Communities

On May 16, the U.S. Department of Agriculture opened applications for a new grant program for rural electric cooperatives called “New ERA,” designed to promote clean energy, economic development, and job growth in rural areas. The New ERA program is made possible through the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) and provides funding for a variety […]

May 6 Green Energy News

Headline News

“More Than 13,000 People In Western Canada Evacuated As Wildfires Rage Across Region Amid Hot Weather And High Winds” • More than 13,000 people who live in the Canadian province of Alberta have been evacuated as wildfires rage across the region, which is seeing abnormally hot weather and high winds, emergency officials said. […]

SUN DAY Campaign: News Story Excerpts

Environmental Protection Agency Announces $400 Million in Clean School Bus Grants: Sierra Club, April 24, 2023 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced $400 million in grants for the Clean School Bus Program, which offers funding for school districts to replace dirty diesel buses and transition to cleaner school bus fleets. The Clean […]



NHSaves utility partners Eversource, Liberty, New Hampshire Electric Cooperative and Unitil have received the 2023 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year—Sustained Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy. Though always […]

The “Lower Energy Costs Act” is a Fossil-Fuel Scam

Carl Pope

“This article earlier published in Salon”

Kevin McCarthy’s first legislative farce: The “Lower Energy Costs Act” is a fossil-fuel scam.

The first new legislation of Speaker Kevin McCarthy’s Republican Congress — HR1, the Lower Energy Costs Act — is an exorbitantly mislabeled bill. It allows utilities and pipeline companies to build […]

The US states that produce the most residential solar energy

Research reveals which states produce the most solar energy in the US, as searches for solar energy have increased 204% since the beginning of 2023. With millions of Americans impacted by rising electricity and natural gas prices, solar provider SunPower researched how much energy costs in each state and looked into which states produce […]

Electric School Bus Demo Tour

Learn about the fuel and maintenance savings, zero-tailpipe emissions, and many other benefits. Experience firsthand the battery electric bus range, charging process, and handling in our northern New England climate and terrain.


Click to register: White River Junction, VT St. Johnsbury, VT Berlin, VT Bethlehem, VT Bradford, VT […]

The Environmental Impact and Carbon Footprint of the NFL

The NFL has made great strides in the last few years to green up its operations, and will soon become a net zero emissions league. (Jonathan Moreau, FlickrCC)

What is the National Football League doing to reduce its environmental impact and carbon footprint?

— Mitch Trevino, Las Vegas, NV