Publications

Mapping Total Energy Burden in Vermont

This paper examines geographic trends in Vermonter’s thermal, electric and transportation energy use

A Vermonter’s Guide to Residential Solar

This PSD guide can help Vermonter’s decide if it makes sense for them to go solar, and if so, how.

Inspire Your Community to Button Up

This guide from Efficiency Vermont gives organizers ideas on how to engage their community in Button Up activities.

Vermont’s Total Energy Study

The Public Service Department’s robust analysis of the paths toward progress on stated energy goals.

Energy Costs and Burdens in Vermont

This report from the Vermont Law School’s Institute for Energy and the Environment looks at fuel poverty in Vermont.

Online Organizing Guide

Green Memes and many of the country’s best organizers compiled this comprehensive all-in-one resource for online organizing.

U.S. National Climate Assessment

The NCA is the most comprehensive report on how climate change is already impacting the United States.  The report also discusses mitigation and adaptation strategies.

Heating Efficiency Success Stories

Taking action on heating efficiency can save money, create jobs and reduce pollution.  Check out the Vermont Natural Resources Council’s collection of heating efficiency success stories from around Vermont.

IPCC Reports

Information and reports from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the world’s leading international body for the assessment of climate change.

Guide and Resources to Reducing Building Energy Use

This comprehensive 2014 guide includes details on energy‐saving programs, materials, resources, procedures, and tips for homeowners.

Communities Tackling Vermont’s Energy Challenges

An overview of three dozen ‘snapshots’ of innovative and proactive approaches Vermonters are taking to help save money, reduce energy consumption, transition to renewables, and combat climate change.

The Energy Planning and Implementation Guide

A step-by-step guide outlining how communities can use the energy element of their municipal plan to comprehensively address energy issues.