• NEGEF Grant Projects

    The New England Grassroots Environment Fund (NEGEF)  is once again soliciting requests for funding from town energy committees.  The deadline to apply for funding is September 15. Grants can be up to $3,500. Read more…

  • VNRC’s Johanna Miller to serve on Governor Scott’s Climate Change Commission

    Today, Governor Phil Scott will sign an Executive Order creating the Climate Action Commission. With a focus on affordability and the economy, the Commission will identify steps Vermont must take to achieve our renewable energy and greenhouse gas pollution reduction goals.

  • Energy Case Studies on the Dashboard

    We’ve been collecting stories of energy heroes, great energy projects and initiatives and we want to share them with you! You can find them on the Stories section of the Community Energy Dashboard  but here is a brief preview:

Welcome to VECAN!

VECAN is the network of support organizations and over 100 town energy committees across Vermont. Town energy committees are leading a powerful grassroots response to the pressing need to be more energy efficient and generate more in-state renewable energy, while reducing greenhouse gas emissions. These local energy groups are shaping conversations about how Vermont will meet its future energy needs and through their actions are demonstrating that a clean energy future is possible


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.

Vermont Goes Idle Free

noidlingBFP Vermont prohibited idling of motor vehicles law now in effect.  The benefits include saving money, improving air quality and our health, slowing the advance of climate change, and conserving energy.

Find everything you need to know at idlefreevt.org