Vernon Planning Commission: Chapter 3 in Vernon’s energy drama

Vernon stands poised to contribute to new cutting edge power generation – which has become something of a habit for our small town in the southeastern corner of Vermont.

Waterbury LEAP Hosts Vermont’s Largest Energy Fair Saturday

News Release — Waterbury LEAP April 3, 2017 Contact: Duncan McDougall – Chair Waterbury LEAP 802-244-0944 cell: 802-477-2968 [email protected] Waterbury, VT: On Saturday, April 8 from 9 AM to 3 PM the volunteers of Waterbury LEAP (Local Energy Action Partnership) will be hosting annual LEAP Energy Fair at the Crossett Brook Middle School in Duxbury, […]

Paul Burns: Clean energy works for Vermont

Vermont can’t afford to follow Trump down his reality-denying rabbit hole. In fact, we need to move as quickly as possible in the opposite direction and embrace the clean energy future.

Fuel prices down at start of heating season

The prices of fuel oil, propane, kerosene and diesel are all down, but the upcoming winter is expected to be much colder than last winter.

Boaters worry cross-lake power line would curtail recreation

The project known as the Vermont Green Line has gained permission to run an electrical cable underground through Kingsland Bay State Park in Ferrisburgh.

Vernon’s power production future debated

With Vermont Yankee now dormant, the town is looking at options ranging from waste gasification to solar arrays. But some are urging residents to think on a much smaller scale.

Willem Post: Looking at Vermont’s energy future

Vermont imposing a unilateral carbon tax of $500 million per year by 2027 would be economic suicide.

Mitch Frankenberg: Addiction, economics and climate change

The inconvenient truth remains the delusional denial of humanity’s arrogant and insatiable demands for more consumption.

Dan Jones: Let’s imagine a sustainable future

Net Zero Vermont Inc. is supporting a unique design competition which is offering a $10,000 prize for the best architectural design which can help citizens imagine a sustainable Montpelier in 2030.

Answers elusive in state’s study of TransCanada dams

A working group looking into the state’s potential interest in the sale of 13 hydroelectric stations is scheduled to issue a report Aug. 1. But officials likely won’t be able to disclose any specific plans.

Vermont Folklife Center Holds Energy & Climate Change – Visions for a Path Forward Panel Discussion

News Release — Vermont Folklife Center June 22, 2016 Contact: Bob Hooker (802) 388-4964 [email protected] Join energy experts Tim Maker, Beth Sachs, Leigh Seddon, and David Blittersdorf on Thursday, July 7, at 6:00 PM at the Champlain Valley Unitarian Universalist Church in Middlebury for a practical, clear-eyed look at what the transition to renewable energy […]

With key town support, Lake Champlain power line seeks permits

The New York Public Service Commission denied the application because it wants more information. New Haven’s Selectboard and some residents have come out in favor of the project after winning more compensation for the town.

Memo: State ‘unlikely’ to buy hydro dams on its own

A new Department of Public Service memo says scheduling and other issues will make it “extremely difficult” for Vermont to independently buy TransCanada’s hydroelectric dams. But officials say the state may seek an ownership share or a power purchase agreement with the dams’ eventual buyer.

Gubernatorial candidates call for energy, education changes

At a Democratic forum Monday night in Brattleboro, candidates Matt Dunne, Peter Galbraith and Sue Minter debated Vermont’s policies on renewable energy siting and said they favored more flexibility in the state’s school merger law.