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Dairy Air Wind Farm

Vermont’s last hope, for now

This photo simulation shows the proposed Dairy Air Wind turbine from the Holland Congregational Church at 693 Gore Road in Holland, VT, 1.8 miles away. Photo credit: VERA Renewables.

By George Harvey

Holland, Vermont, a rural community on the Canadian border, is the home of the 450-acre […]

Solar Adds To Sustainability at Newmont Farm’s Fairlee, VT Location

A mid-summer evening at the main Newmont Farm location in Bradford, VT. Image courtesy of Newmont Farm

By Evan Lawrence

Newmont Farm, in Fairlee, Vermont, recently completed a photovoltaic system that will supply about half the farm’s electricity.

Walter and Margaret Gladstone bought the former Mallary Farm in 1987. Their son Will joined them […]

Community Solar for Community Action

New Solar Array Planned at SEVCA’s Westminster Location

Rendering of SEVCA’s 150kW solar array consisting of ground- and roofmounted systems. Image: John Ruvelson, RREAL

By Becky Himlin

Over 33 million American households struggle with energy poverty, forcing them to make difficult choices between home energy and other basic necessities, such as health care, housing, […]

SolarFest Summit Celebration

Saturday August 18th & Sunday, August 19th Stratton Mountain, Vermont

The SolarFest commitment to energy education through the arts continues this year in partnership with the Stratton Mountain Summer Concert Series.

Save the dates: 8.18.18 & 8.19.18

The SolarFest Summit Celebration will feature inspiring nationally recognized speakers, over 50 leading experts in workshops and […]

April 8th: Flavors of the Valley, Hartford, VT

 

Flavors of the Valley See you Sunday, April 8 11 am-3 pm at Hartford High School, Hartford, VT (map here) at the best Flavors of the Valley ever! Click here to buy discount tickets Click here to see the 50 vendors

Tips

Typically the gym is fullest between 11 am-1 pm. This year, […]

Energy Independent Vermont: Leaders testified in the Senate on Carbon Pricing

On Tuesday, April 3, 2018, EIV leaders testified in the Senate Committee on Appropriations in favor of funding a carbon pricing study– and they knocked it out of the park.

See for yourself here.

Many of you have already contacted your Senators, and it has made an impact.

If you haven’t already, use this […]

ATTORNEY GENERAL AND VT AGENCY OF NATURAL RESOURCES SECRETARY OPPOSE ROLLBACK OF VEHICLE EMISSIONS AND FUEL ECONOMY STANDARDS

Attorney General Thomas J. Donovan, Jr., and Vermont Agency of Natural Resources Secretary Julie Moore announced today that the State of Vermont will continue to vigorously oppose the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) planned efforts to weaken greenhouse gas emission and fuel economy standards for 2022-2025 model year cars and light-duty trucks. Late Tuesday, […]

ATTORNEY GENERAL, TAX COMMISSIONER WARN VERMONTERS OF TAX SCAMS, OFFER HELPFUL TIPS AS FILING DEADLINE NEARS

Vermont’s Attorney General and Tax Commissioner are urging Vermonters to avoid the worst kind of April Fool’s trick: scams that could lure them into losing hundreds or thousands of dollars. State officials met at the Tax Department two weeks before the April 16th tax filing deadline to warn Vermonters about the “IRS scam”, identity theft, […]

April household hazardous waste events scheduled for the Solid Waste Alliance Communities towns

SATURDAY, APRIL 14, 2018 – 8:30 – 12:30 p.m. – RUTLAND TOWN Transfer Station, 218 Northwood Park, off Post Road Extension, Rutland

SATURDAY, APRIL 28, 2018 – 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – FAIR HAVEN Transfer Station, 175 Fair Haven Avenue (off West Street), Fair Haven

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2018 – 8:30 a.m. […]

Press conference on Monday, 4/2/18: Attorney General, Tax Commissioner to Warn Vermonters of Tax Scams

Attorney General, Tax Commissioner to Warn Vermonters of Tax Scams Public Officials Warn Vermonters: “Don’t Be April Fooled” as Tax Filing Date Nears

On Monday, April 2, 2018, Vermont Attorney General T.J. Donovan and Tax Commissioner Kaj Samsom will release the latest information about tax scams in Vermont. The purpose of the news conference is […]