energy

Scott’s new climate group aims to cut costs, promote business

The governor said he initially was skeptical about the need for a new commission, but concluded it might help develop a consensus on climate change and approaches to it.

Burlington Electric encourages reduced energy usage

News Release — Burlington Electric June 22, 2017 Contact: Mike Kanarick 802.735.7962 Burlington Electric Launches Defeat the Peak Program Encourages Community to Reduce Energy Usage on Hottest Summer Days to Gain “Triple Bottom Line” Benefits Burlington, VT – The Burlington Electric Department today launched its new Defeat the Peak program, encouraging members of the Burlington […]

Laura Mistretta: Energy democracy for Vermont

We need to come up with solutions that meet our renewable energy goals, the needs of our communities and our planet.

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 […]