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    Net Metering Bill Passes!

    Governor Shumlin signed H.702 — an expansion of the state’s successful net metering program — into law.  Read more here(Photo: Wilson Ring, AP)

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    Community Solar Success Stories in Vermont

    Vermont’s energy transition is taking shape in a number of ways.  Learn how community solar is playing a critical role in the process through six Vermont case studies.

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    Farm To Plate Energy Success Stories

    The Vermont Farm to Plate Network recently released seven Energy Success Stories detailing how renewable energy and energy efficiency have wide ranging benefits and impacts on Vermont’s food system.  Check them out!

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    Be the Change You Want to See: Town Energy Committees

    Read Secretary of the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources, Deb Markowitz’s, take on Vermont’s town energy committees and watch this short video about a few stellar committees making a difference.

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    Local Renewable Energy Growing in Vermont

    Public Service Department Deputy Commissioner Darren Spring weighs in on net metering success in Vermont.

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    Annual Conference 2013

    This year’s VECAN Conference focused on building new and potentially powerful partnerships and growing the climate action movement in Vermont. Thank you to all who came out to make the day a success! Find conference resources here.

VECAN Welcomes You!

Vermont’s network of town energy committees continues to grow, reflecting a powerful grassroots response to the pressing need to cut energy costs, foster renewable energy generation and lessen the state’s contribution to global warming.

Find out how you can start an energy committee or access a diversity of energy related resources, learn more about many important projects energy committees across the state are undertaking and help Vermont take needed action!

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Home Energy Challenge Results and Analysis

vhec reportIn 2013, VECAN, Efficiency Vermont and nearly 80 communities around the state embarked on a yearlong challenge to help their friends and neighbors save energy and money.

Find the results and analysis of this effort here.

My Turn: Why I’m Speaking Out on the KXL

Forest and Mine SiteBetsy Hardy of the Richmond Energy Committee and Coordinator of Vermont Interfaith Power and Light explains why she is speaking out against the Keystone XL Pipeline.

Read more here.

Sustainable Living Expo

Fran Putnam - Sustainable Living ExpoAddison County energy committees inform, educate at Sustainable Living Expo

Read more here.

Hot Topic: Vermont Net Metering

Richmond Solar FarmVermont’s net metering program has been in the spotlight recently.

Read more here.