Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

Two Webinars Feb 1 and 3: Community-Led Resilience Hubs, & the Affordable Heat Act

Rural and energy-burdened areas often experience a “resilience divide” due to characteristics like low population density and a population that is inadequately included, valued, or compensated. Join the Vermont Energy and Climate Action Network (VECAN) on Wednesday, February 1st at 12:00 noon to learn about Community-Led Resilience Hubs in Vermont. For more info and […]

Save the Date: Waterbury, VT LEAP Energy Fair

Green Earth Energy, Brandon, Vermont

This home in Shrewsbury, VT has a 9.0 kW system with microinverters providing solar credits to offset the home’s energy consumption for the past eight years. (Courtesy photos)

George Harvey

Green Earth Energy (GEE) is a very unusual business. Based in Brandon, Vermont, it is a subsidiary of McKernon Group. We […]

15th Annual VECAN Conference: December 10, 12-16

 

This year’s conference is FREE and open to everyone.

Learn more & register here!

Kicking off on Saturday, December 10th from 9am-12:00pm, join us for a plenary session of the conference: Climate, Energy and Environmental Justice – An Opportunity to Build an Equitable Transition Together. We’ll be joined by a robust lineup of […]

Register today for the 15th Annual VECAN Conference

Saturday, December 10th – Meeting Vermont’s Climate Action Obligation Together

We hope you will join us virtually for the 15th Annual Vermont Energy and Climate Action Network Conference, kicking off on Saturday, December 10th, and followed by a series of virtual workshops from 12-1:30pm, December 12th-16th! This year’s conference is once again […]

Vermont Adopts Rules for Cleaner Cars and Trucks State Joins Coast-to-Coast Movement to Adopt Zero-Emission Vehicle Regulations

Vermont Adopts Rules for Cleaner Cars and Trucks State Joins Coast-to-Coast Movement to Adopt Zero-Emission Vehicle Regulations

Vermont moved forward with two key regulations to address pollution from transportation in the state: the Advanced Clean Cars (ACC) II program and the Advanced Clean Trucks (ACT) regulation. The Legislative Committee on Administrative Rules held a […]

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 […]

VCRD Celebrates Third Class of Climate Catalysts and Gears Up for Fourth

Several Climate Catalysts join a celebration for all three cohorts at Hubbard Park in Montpelier.

The Vermont Council on Rural Development (VCRD) is celebrating the graduation of sixteen local leaders from the third class of the Climate Catalysts Leadership Program. The third cohort began in the fall of 2021 and, over the past […]

Norwich Solar, Kinney Drugs Stores Announce New Solar Power Generation in Fairlee VT

The solar field in Fairlee, VT, estimated to produce about 1,000,000 kWh per year, was taken by Kinney Drug Stores. (Photos: Nancy Rae Mallery).

New Solar Array Generates Green Energy, Benefiting Community Local Business.

Norwich Solar celebrated completion of its 45th community solar installation earlier this summer in Fairlee, Vermont. The 500kW […]

Grassroots Solar

Winner of Vermont’s Greenest Building Award (category Net Positive), Grassroots Solar is proud to be the solar installer and a part of the team that created this award-winning solar installation in Manchester, VT. (Photo credit Bill Laberge)

George Harvey

Bill Laberge, CEO of Grassroots Solar, got his practical introduction to solar […]