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Vermont Legislature Passes Historic Renewable Energy Bill

Peter Sterling, Renewable Energy Vermont

The Vermont Legislature took a significant step towards meeting its greenhouse gas reduction requirements by passing H289, the Renewable Energy Standard (RES) Reform bill. This bill will make Vermont just the second state in the nation, along with Rhode Island, to mandate 100% renewable energy.

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VECAN Summit – June 1

We are less than two weeks away from our 2024 Spring Summit at Vermont Law and Graduate School in South Royalton. There are still some spots available to attend the Summit, so please register TODAY! The Summit is all about lifting up the amazing work you are all doing and finding new ways to […]

REV2024 Conference Request for Proposals is Open!

The REV2024 Conference will be on Wednesday and Thursday, October 16 & 17 in Burlington, VT

For two days each fall, hundreds of business leaders, policymakers, regulators, academics, and community organizers from throughout New England focus on building an equitable, integrated, 100% renewable energy economy. We hope to see you there!

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POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER – April 4, 2024: Climate Solutions Caucus to Host Day of Climate Resilience at State House

POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER – Check Back with the State House on a Rescheduled Date Vermont Climate Solutions Caucus to Host Day of Climate Resilience at State House with Press Conference, Photo Gallery, and Stream Table Demonstration on Thursday, April 4th The Climate Solutions Caucus, in partnership with Vermont Institute of Natural Science (VINS), […]

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 […]

Vermont’s 2024 Environmental Common Agenda

Lauren Hierl

Over the past year, Vermonters have experienced firsthand the growing threats to our environment and communities posed by the climate crisis, including devastating flooding, water polluted by runoff, dangerous blue-green algae blooms, and poor air quality due to distant wildfires. The urgency for climate action continues to build – and […]

Vermonters Together Building a Better Future – March and Rally – Sat. Jan. 27

Vermonters Together – Building a Better Future March and Rally Saturday, January 27, 2024, 1-3 PM Meet at Montpelier City Hall on Main Street And March to the Vermont Statehouse […]

Bourne’s Energy wins Outstanding Business of the Year Award 2023

Vermont Business Magazine VermontBiz and the Vermont Chamber of Commerce are pleased to announce the winner of the prestigious and highly anticipated Outstanding Business of the Year Award 2023, this year’s winner is Bourne’s Energy. The Award will be presented to Bourne’s Energy at the opening session of the Vermont Economic Conference on January 30th […]

Become a Climate Leader in 2024

To achieve the goal of moving towards a more sustainable future, Vermont businesses are calling for our legislators to make significant progress in bringing new renewables online, establish state funds to support business recovery from climate disasters, and to hold the fossil fuel companies accountable for the destruction of our natural environment.

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Vermont Environmental Community Releases 2024 Common Agenda

Vermont is already experiencing firsthand the increasingly damaging impacts of climate change, including devastating flooding, damaged infrastructure, polluted air, and more. These are complex and intersectional challenges – but the state has an opportunity to advance pivotal policy solutions to address these issues. Join Vermont Conservation Voters and 18 partner organizations on Wednesday, January […]