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A Collaborative Partnership for Solar Education

Power Guru & Sage St Mill A Sustainability Demo Hub for Innovation Bennington-based Power Guru and Sage Street Mill, a site location for a 40kW rooftop array but more importantly, an innovation hub for small businesses with a commitment to sustainability and green energy, have formed a collaborative partnership for solar education. Power Guru […]

The Vermont Climate Council Needs To Hear From You!

It’s Time For All Of Us To Speak Out

To Demand An Accurate Accounting Of Our GHG Emissions

The Global Warming Solutions Act, passed last year, requires the Vermont Climate Council (VCC) to create a Climate Action Plan that will reduce Vermont’s greenhouse gas emissions to specific levels by three […]

SAVE THE DATE: August 3, 7pm, Local Energy Showcase

 

Dear friends,

We hope you’ll join us on Tuesday, August 3, 7-8 pm for an Upper Valley Local Energy Showcase, hosted by Vital Communities, free, online, and open to all.

Click here to register

The Showcase will feature five stories of local energy action from across our region, including:

Mow Electric Day and […]

Today: SolarFest Streaming Live

Happy SolarFest’21 Virtual Music & Keynote — No Registration Needed Streaming Saturday Lineup at Online SolarFest’21 — 5:30pm: Bill McKibben Address 7:00pm: Singer-Songwriter Phil Henry, with special guest Melissa Chesnut-Tangerman 8:00pm: Jim Gilmour Band 9:00pm: Patchouli & Terra Guitarra See you at SolarFest’21 SolarFest connects people, the arts, ideas and technology, fostering partnerships and […]

Attn: West Fairlee, Vershire, Corinth and Bradford, VT – Insulating Window Inserts

Neighbors in West Fairlee, Vershire, Corinth and Bradford, VT are collaborating with WindowDressers Inc., a Maine-based nonprofit, (www.windowdressers.org) to make custom built interior storm inserts for households in our four towns. The inserts are easy to install, remove and reuse. They let light in, keep drafts out, and reduce heating costs.

You can see sample […]

50% off Amtrak Sale – Expires Thursday at Midnight

Besides the huge July 19th celebration, Amtrak is offering a 50% off sale for the travel on the Vermonter north of New Haven and entire route of the Ethan Allen — but you must book before the end of Thursday.

This bargain is NOT available at the regular Amtrak website. You have to go to […]

July 19th Celebration of Amtrak’s Resumption in Vermont

Amtrak resumes service in Vermont on July 19th — and plans are under way at every station (and on board) to celebrate!

A special $1 fare is being offered for July 19th only, between any points in Vermont. Reservations will be essential and can be made at https://www.amtrak.com/vermont

VTrans will provide bus shuttles to enable […]

Hiring a Sustainable Communities Program Director in VT

VNRC is currently looking to hire a Sustainable Communities Program Director. This individual will help guide policies and programs related to community development, land use planning, natural resource conservation, and climate resilience.

The Sustainable Communities Program Director will oversee VNRC’s work on local and state land use and community development policy; provide technical support […]

INVITE: New Storage BYOD Opportunity – June 11 @ 11:30

VEC Energy Storage BYOD Program

Webinar: Friday, June 11 @ 11:30 – 12:30 pm

Partnering with GMP on a pioneering BYOD program, REV dramatically expanded energy storage opportunities in Vermont. Following that successful example, VEC will now launch a similar BYOD program, expanding again the market for resilient battery storage and lowering costs.

Join VEC […]

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 […]