Ready to kick the gas habit? Considering buying an EV or eBike, but not sure if it will serve your needs?
If you are likely to replace a car in the next year or two, now is the time to research electric vehicles, whether cars or bikes.
In Vermont, emissions from transportation are almost 1/2 […]
The 2022 Renewable Energy Vermont (REV) conference, Our Clean Energy Future in a Changing World: Resilient, Inclusive, Secure will take place October 27 & 28 in South Burlington, Vermont. The largest comprehensive renewable energy event in New England, REV’s annual conference and expo convenes business, policy, and finance experts from across the region. This […]
Come to the Carpenter-Carse Library in Hinesburg, VT on Friday, April 22 starting at 11:30am to celebrate Earth Day. The library will be unveiling new green initiatives, including a ribbon cutting for their solar panels and a new bicycle repair station.
Family Fun at the Library: Other activities at the library […]
Rebates Through 2022 Green Mountain Power (GMP)is extending its popular rebate programs through all of 2022 to help more customers save money while reducing carbon emissions.
In 2021, GMP customers saved with more than 7,000 rebates when they made the choice to switch away from fossil fuel at home and on the road – for […]
Since wind and solar output tend to peak at night and day respectively, they are highly complementary clean energy resources. (Photo: alcse.org)
Vermont’s electric sector is estimated to contribute only 2% of our climate-change-causing greenhouse gas emissions- seemingly insignificant compared to the whopping 74% of emissions coming from our […]
Electric motor, 1837, patent model by Thomas Davenport. Exhibit in National Museum of American History, Washington, D.C. (Wikimedia/Daderot)
In February 1837, Thomas Davenport of Brandon, Vermont was awarded the world’s first patent for an electric motor. The time has come for us to celebrate his achievement as a landmark […]
Green Lantern Solar installed the 500-kilowatt ground-mount solar array for Chroma Technology. It is projected to produce enough energy to offset one-third of Chroma’s annual energy expenses. (Image: Green Lantern Solar)
Chroma Technology was founded in 1991 as an employee-owned company to manufacture optical filters for a variety of […]
H.740 the state budget bill passed the House 135-4 with historic levels of one-time funding for climate-related projects including:
$45m for the low-income weatherization program $35m for weatherization for Vermonters with moderate incomes through Efficiency Vermont. $20m for “financial and technical assistance for low- and moderate-income Vermonters to upgrade home electrical systems to enable installation […]
Vermont Green Up Day: May 7th
Always the first Saturday in May, Green Up Vermont rallies thousands of volunteers across Vermont to get outside and clean up roadsides and waterways. This year Green Up Day is on May 7th. This is a statewide spring-cleaning of our beautiful environment. Pick up your free Green Up supplies […]
Two VT clean energy RFPs released on April 4th by the Public Service Department/CEDF and an update on a USDA grant opportunity:
1. The PSD/CEDF requests proposals to create and operate a residential comprehensive whole-home clean energy assistance program to benefit low-income residents of Vermont. Maximum contract is $1M.
a. The RFP is available […]