Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

Open House Tour of LEED Certified Home

Response to GMP pilot program heats up

Program expanded due to high interest, but now closed to additional customers

RUTLAND, Vt. – Due to an extraordinary customer response, Green Mountain Power is expanding plans for what is believed to be the first utility-sponsored heat pump rental program in the country, but has closed the pilot to new customers effective today.

“The pilot […]

US Government provides efficiency fund for rural businesses

by Priyanka Shrestha

reposted from ENERGY LIVE NEWS

The US Government is calling on small businesses in rural areas and agricultural producers to seek help for energy efficiency and renewable energy projects.

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is providing funding through its Rural Energy for America Programme (REAP) which aims to help businesses […]

Sanders, Weinberger Highlight First Use of Innovative Energy Efficiency Program

BURLINGTON, Vt., March 29 – U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) today recognized the first business to participate in an innovative financing program that helps pay for energy efficiency improvements.

Authorized by a Sanders provision in a 2011 appropriations bill, a $1 million grant to the Burlington Electric Department […]

$2 Million now available for Small Scale Renewable Energy Incentive Program

From Andrew Perchlik, Vermont Public Service Department, Clean Energy Development Fund:

As of today, Wednesday, March 13, 2013 the CEDF’s Small Scale Renewable Energy Incentive Program (SSREIP) is open and accepting new incentive reservations for photovoltaic, solar hot water, and small wind systems.

New revised forms as well as the SSREIP Terms, Conditions and Requirements […]

“Button Up NH” Weatherization Workshop

“Button Up NH” Weatherization Workshop on March 20, 2013 from 6:30pm-8:30pm. Sponsored by Liberty Utilities, City of Nashua, Nature of Things, Joyce Cooling and Heating, Merrimack Tax Associates and Merrimack County Savings Bank for Southern New Hampshire Residents

NASHUA, N.H. – March 20: Liberty Utilities in conjunction with the Plymouth Area Renewable Energy Initiative (PAREI) […]

Bernie Sanders Legislation on Climate Change

Unless we take bold action to reverse climate change, our children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren are going to look back on this period in history and ask a very simple question: Where were they? Why didn’t the United States of America, the most powerful nation on earth, lead the international community in cutting […]

Energy retrofit program Feb. 19 at 7 p.m. in Corinth

Dear Corinth friends (apologies to those from other, equally wonderful towns),

Please come to the Corinth Town Hall TONIGHT at 7 p.m. to learn about the PACE proposal. At Town Meeting, in March, citizens will have a chance to designate Corinth as a Property Assessed Clean Energy district. PACE may represent a great opportunity for […]

Sanders, Boxer to Introduce Major Climate Change Legislation

WASHINGTON, Feb 14 – Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) will hold a news conference today to announce comprehensive legislation on climate change. Boxer is Chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works. Sanders serves on the environment committee and also is a member of the Senate energy […]

Lebanon Button Up Workshop – Thursday, February 7

Lebanon Button Up Workshop – Thursday, February 7

SERG will be helping to lead a Button Up Home Energy Saving Workshop at the Hypertherm’s New Facility, 71 Heater Rd. Lebanon, NH on Thursday, Feb. 7. The workshop is free with door prizes and refreshments and open to the public. Agenda:

5:30 PM – Open […]