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Vermont House Passes Modernized Renewable Energy Standard

Vermont House Passes Modernized Renewable Energy Standard

Montpelier, VT – Today, the Vermont House of Representatives passed H.289, to modernize Vermont’s Renewable Energy Standard. The bill would put Vermont on track to achieve 100% renewable electricity across all the state’s utilities by 2035, which would make Vermont only the second state to meet that […]

VT Governor Signs First in the Nation Bill to Help Communities Impacted by Toxic Contamination

The impacts of toxic pollution are real, and somebody always pays the price. Today, the Vermont governor signed a crucial bill (S.113) holding corporate polluters responsible for ongoing harm to Vermonters caused by toxic chemical exposure. The bill also authorizes the State to sue manufacturers of dangerous chemicals that harm Vermont’s natural resources and […]

VT Legislative Update, March 18, 2022: Multiple VCV Priorities Pass the House!

Whew, what a week! Numerous VCV priorities passed the House, including the Clean Heat Standard, bills to protect forests and biodiversity, and the Municipal Energy Resilience Initiative. Other funding and policy priorities are moving through their last committees before heading to the House and Senate floor next week.

Read below for the latest updates on […]


On January 6, 2022 the NH House of Representatives passed House Bill 549, a first-step in re-establishing funding for popular energy efficiency and weatherization programs in New Hampshire. These programs commonly referred to as NH SAVES, had been significantly undermined by a recent Order of the NH Public Utilities Commission.

Thanks you Epping State Representative […]

VT Legislative Update, Week 8 | February 28, 2020

As the eighth week of the legislative session winds down and lawmakers head into Town Meeting break, momentum continues on a number of key VCV priorities. A few highlights from the week: the Act 250 modernization bill passed the House, and robust testimony and bill mark up continues on 100% renewable energy, efficiency […]

NH Legislative Update

New Hampshire Statehouse. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

The spring has been very busy in the legislative and regulatory offices. As part of the New Hampshire Public Utility Commission’s (PUC) process to determine the state’s future around net- metered renewable energy across the Granite State, the Energy Future Coalition submitted a settlement proposal with the […]