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VECAN Annual Conference

Community Energy and Climate Action Conference










VECAN Conference 2015 – A Common Agenda: Transforming Vermont’s Energy Future
Over 250 Vermonters showed their commitment to a clean energy future by attending the 8th Annual “Community Energy & Climate Action Conference”. The temperature was high (50 degrees in December?) but the spirit and motivation for change was higher. The event served as the cap to  an eventful year, and as a kick-off to 2016 with 14 workshops, an inspiring keynote, and more. Read more about the day and find presentations here.

VECAN Conference 2014 – Shaping Vermont’s Response to Climate Change
Despite wintry weather, over 250 intrepid Vermonters attended VECAN’s 7th annual “Community Energy & Climate Action Conference.” Once again, it was a powerful, energizing event with over 20 workshops focused on clean energy and climate solutions. Read more about the day and check out the workshop presentations here.

VECAN Conference 2013 – Strengthening Connections to Advance Solutions
“The glue that is keeping our country together is local leadership,” said Vermont Congressman Peter Welch, “and there is nobody that is doing it better in Vermont than our town energy committees.”

Vermont’s community-based efforts to tackle the challenges of climate change and ever-more-limited traditional energy supplies were the focus of the 2013 Community Energy and Climate Action Conference. In order to address these challenges the 2013 conference works to build partnerships at the local level and grow the climate action movement in Vermont…Read full story.

Read the full 2013 program here.

VECAN Conference 2012 – Getting to 90% Renewable by 2050

With the 2011 release of the state’s Comprehensive Energy Plan, the 2012 conference focused on bringing together local action and solutions to addressing this ambitious and necessary goal.

Read the full 2012 program here.

VECAN Conference 2011

Many Vermonters and Vermont communities are wrestling with difficult questions regarding how they will meet their energy needs. The annual “Community Energy and Climate Action Conference” is designed to help them answer those questions. Organized by the Vermont Energy and Climate Action Network and UVM Extension, the day offers a great blend of access to expertise and resources on promising energy programs as well as opportunity for deep dialogue on some of more difficult challenging issues…Read full press release here.

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VECAN Conference 2010

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VECAN Conference 2009

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VECAN Conference 2008

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