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DeltaClimeVT Energy 2021 Graduates

Neothermal Energy Storage co-founders Louis Desgrosseilliers and Jill Johnson with a very early lab prototype ETS system used to evaluate the various component interactions. Photo courtesy of the Nova Scotia Community College.

Entrepreneurs from seven start-ups, focused on reducing energy use and greenhouse gas emissions in residential, commercial and industrial buildings, graduated from […]

The Glide Path – How Many Heat Pumps Do We Need to Meet Our Climate Goals?

Free registration is now available – Do we need 100,000 buildings going off fossil fuel heating each year? 200,000? Let’s hear what the experts have to say.

2030 is right around the corner! The UN and the scientific community tell us that if we don’t significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions by then […]

Talk with GMP About How You and Your Community Can Save on Driving and Heating! 

Vermont Regional Planning Commissions Host a Learning Opportunity with Green Mountain Power May 4, 2021 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. Learn how GMP can help you and your community save while tackling the two biggest sources of carbon pollution in Vermont – driving and heating. Members of GMP’s innovation team are joining us for a […]

HeatSmart CNY Upcoming Events – Earth Day Related!

Learn How You Can Fight Climate Change and Lower Your Energy Use at Virtual HeatSmart CNY Events

SYRACUSE, NY – Do you pay too much to heat your home? Is your home drafty? Do you want to end your dependency on fossil fuels or chopping wood? HeatSmart CNY will be holding a segries of […]

How New York’s State Capital Switched Off Natural Gas

Four years of combined efforts to stop installation of gas turbines for clean, surface water coupled electric chillers have helped to change policy in New York.

by Jay Egg

The Empire State Plaza in Albany, New York, was the vision and legacy of New York Gov. Nelson A. Rockefeller. The idea for the government complex […]

Windham County, VT Grants Available

Windham Regional Commission is pleased to announce competitive grant funding is available to assist commercial, non-profit or public entities in installing advanced wood heating systems through the Windham Wood Heat Initiative (WWH). WWH will provide grant funding of up to 25% of the installation cost (including design, installation, and acquisition costs of AWH systems and […]

Stay Warm with Local, Renewable Heating

New Incentives for Advanced Wood Heat Help Cut Costs and Climate Pollution, Bolster Local Economy

Renewable Energy Vermont (REV) applauded U.S. Senators Patrick Leahy and Bernie Sanders and Congressman Peter Welch for supporting smart investments in renewable energy that can grow our local economy while addressing the climate crisis. Thanks to their […]

A Survey of the Cleanest Home Heating Options

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Jeff Rubin

The problem of climate change is so large and complex that it’s easy to become overwhelmed. The past decade has seen great strides in reducing greenhouse gas emissions from electric generation and transportation, but heating doesn’t get much attention, even though buildings emit […]

“The Role of Forest Biomass in Addressing Climate Change” Webcast on October 22

Part of a new series of webcasts on Commercial Biomass Boiler Technology by Froling Energy happening in October and November

“The Role of Forest Biomass in Addressing Climate Change” kicks off the series on October 22 at 3 pm. The speaker will be Dr. Robert Malmsheimer, professor of Forest Policy and Law […]

Benefits to the Planet Heating with Forest Products

And how it is done sustainably

Jim Van Valkenburgh

You have probably talked to people with opposing views on using trees for energy. One says it is sustainable and another says it is not. (“It’s worse than coal!”) I propose that both can be right depending on where they are in the U.S. or the […]