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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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Moving Forward on Climate – Without Washington: A Reality Check with Senator Bernie Sanders

Join a LIVE webinar with Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders on Wednesday, February 8 at 7 p.m.  to hear what Bernie thinks a fossil fuel-favoring administration means for the world’s most pressing environmental challenge – and what we can do about it.


Solar in Your Community Webinar

We had an informative webinar and great discussion with about 30 interested Vermonters about the Solar in Your Community Challenge yesterday.  If you couldn’t attend or want to revisit it watch the webinar here.

The Solar in Your Community Challenge is offering $5 million in cash prizes and technical assistance over 18 months, for communities to work together to create replicable, innovative business and financial models that expand solar to low- and moderate-income households. Because not all Americans own their rooftop, the Challenge aims to spur the development of inclusive solutions—like community solar—to help even more Americans go solar.



VECAN Conference 2016

We want to extend a big thank you to everyone who was able to attend the 9th Annual VECAN Conference and all the partners and sponsors who made the day possible. If you attend a workshop that you want to revisit or weren’t able to attend it and want to check out what you missed – scroll down until you see the workshop and click the hyperlinked presenter name to access their presentation.

Community Solar Toolbox

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Vermont’s Total Energy Study

Flag-of-Vermont(thumb)The Final Report concludes that Vermont’s energy and climate goals are affordable and achievable. Find out more here.