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VECAN Workshop on Thermal Energy Networks

We hope you join us today at noon for the next webinar in VECAN’s 2023 Winter Workshop Series – Keeping Vermonters Warm… and Cool: The Potential of Thermal Energy Networks.

Geothermal and other kinds of thermal energy networks are some of the cleanest, most efficient, safest, and healthiest ways to heat and cool buildings. […]

Inter-Community Idea Share Workshop: February 15


Join VECAN next Wednesday, February 15th, for the next webinar in VECAN’s 2023 Winter Workshop Series – Inter-Community Idea Share: Cross-Pollinating Community Energy Progress, Challenges, and Successes.

Are you hoping to launch an energy or climate action project or campaign in your town but don’t know where to start? Do you have […]

REGISTER TODAY for the 15th Annual VECAN Conference!


Join VECAN virtually for the 15th Annual Vermont Energy and Climate Action Network Conference, starting December 10th. This year’s conference is once again FREE and open to all. REGISTER HERE TODAY!


Recent reports from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change are clear – it’s now or never when it comes to acting […]

Next Wednesday at 6PM – The Results Are In! A Post-Survey Session for Energy Committees to Learn, Connect & Collaborate

VECAN recently sent out a significant survey to energy committee leaders across Vermont to help us – and key partners – better understand the challenges, needs and energy priorities for communities.

With many survey results now in (though keep ‘em coming!), there will be a workshop on Wednesday, March 16th from 6:00-8:00pm […]

Virtual VECAN Lunch and Learn January 11th at Noon



Bring Your Lunch and Learn about Public Engagement Opportunities on Climate in 2021

Join us on Monday, January 11th at noon to reconnect with local energy leaders across Vermont who are dedicated to climate action in Vermont. 2021 offers meaningful opportunities for your voice to be heard on […]

Congressman Welch & Town Energy Committee Conversation — June 5 at noon!

Vermont town energy committee leaders: This great opportunity is for you in particular!

Please join a conversation with Congressman Peter Welch, Next Friday, June 5, from noon-1 p.m. This virtual meeting will be a good chance for the Congressman to share an update on what’s happening (or not) at the federal level, hear success […]

VECAN Conference Early Registration Extended!

Meeting the Moment: Collectively Confronting the Climate Crisis: The 12th Annual Vermont Community Energy and Climate Action Conference” is only TWO WEEKS away!

Due to technical challenges with the online registration system, we are extending the Early-Bird Registration rate of $45 for another week through November 29th. If you receive an error code while […]

Button Up is Coming. Will You Help Us Make It Better?

We’re currently planning this fall’s Button Up campaign!

Help us make Button Up 2019 brilliant by completing this quick survey.

Similar to last year, the campaign will happen between mid-September and mid-November. With enhanced incentives from Efficiency Vermont this year, (Income eligible Vermonters can now receive 50% off the project costs, up to $4000 […]

VECAN (Vermont Energy & Climate Action Network) News

This March, there are several grant opportunities, workshops, and other events planned. Read below to learn about what’s going on in the world of climate and energy in Vermont this month and beyond: Reminder: New England Grassroots Environment Fund Grant Applications Due this Week – Applications due by March 15, click here for more information […]

VECAN Conference

Greetings to Vermont’s Climate Action and Clean Energy Enthusiasts!

If it’s not on your calendar – or you haven’t already registered for VECAN’s 8th Annual Community Energy and Climate Action Conference, register now! This is an event you don’t want to miss, and it takes place this coming Saturday! The day offers many inspiring, informative […]