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How Much Can Industry Decarbonize? Summer Study Author Discusses EPA’s New Estimate


By Neal Elliott, Director Emeritus

With industry accounting for more than 25% of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions, its decarbonization will be crucial for meeting U.S. climate goals. Yet industry is not as easy to electrify as other parts of the U.S. economy, because some of its processes require higher temperatures than electric […]

Tuesday 6/29 at Noon – NY-GEO series – Electric Utility Embraces Geothermal Heating & Cooling

Description -This NY-GEO Webinar will feature Boyd Lee from the CKenergy Electric Cooperative in Oklahoma where they have installed over 1,300 free geothermal ground loops for their customers. Boyd will talk about changes in the market they observed and how this seemingly bold step has produced significant financial wins for the utility’s operations and […]

Tuesday 6/15 at Noon – NY-GEO series – Lower Global Warming Potential Refrigerants

Register here for the Tuesday at 12pm to 1pm, June 15th webinar on Lower Global Warming Potential Refrigerants- What Should We Expect?

Description – Recent federal and state hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) refrigerant legislation will require the HVAC industry to meet the growing call for environmental protection. This transition will have significant direct and indirect impacts […]

Green Energy Times June, 2021 Edition is Here!



Green Energy Times‘ Twelfth Anniversary Edition!


The June 2021 edition of Green Energy Times has gone to press and is now available online. You can download the pdf file of the whole edition HERE.


Individual articles are available as web posts HERE.


PHIUS Webinar Today


Making the Invisible Visible: Realizing Value for Passive House Benefits

Register for today’s webinar! At 5pm CT/6pm ET. Since 2008 Jeffrey Gephart has lead the Vermont Green Home Alliance which works on real estate market transformation through greening our MLS and promoting education for appraisers, lenders, MLS, and realtors. Jeff will look closely […]

Green Energy Times Celebrates 12 Years The upcoming edition of Green Energy Times is our 12-year Anniversary issue! I hope you will help us celebrate this milestone. We would love to hear from our supporters and publish your messages in the June/July issue to help celebrate. Some options we hope you will consider. 1. Message […]

May 13 Green Energy News

Headline News:

“The Strange Deal That Created A Ghost Town” • The JM Gavin coal-burning power station is the seventh-largest emitter of CO₂ of all power stations in the US. In 2019 it emitted 12.9 million tonnes of CO₂ into the atmosphere. The power plant’s emissions are also responsible for the demise of the entire […]

Mow Electric! Commercial Mower Demonstration Day – Rochester, VT

Action Alert–Save Standard Offer. Contact Legislators TODAY!

Renewable Energy Vermont is working hard to ensure that the Standard Offer program continues and we need your help. If legislators don’t take action this year, then next year will be the last Standard Offer RFP and this highly successful, cost-effective, diverse, renewable electricity market opportunity will end.

Senators need to hear from you now. […]

Happy Earth Day to All!

Today the Biden-Harris Administration announced an investment of $490 million in climate-smart projects throughout the U.S. under four programs: the Water and Environmental Program (WEP), Rural Energy for America Program (REAP), Electric Loan Program and Higher Blends Infrastructure Incentive Program. Learn more about climate-smart projects in Vermont and New Hampshire below: ‘Food in Full […]