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ACTION ALERT: Your Community in Vermont

Community members from across Vermont will come together on Wednesday June 7th to tell Gov. Phil Scott to stop holding the budget – and Vermont – hostage. The state budget invests in creating more affordable housing, increasing access to child care, maintaining the Vermont state colleges, protecting clean water, and giving more resources to mental […]

Green Mountain Power Teams Up with Freedom Nissan to give customers $10,000 off Leaf purchases

Reduce emissions and lower your transportation costs with 2017 Nissan Leaf

Green Mountain Power (GMP) customers who bring their energy statements and a special code to Freedom Nissan in South Burlington now through September 30 will get $10,000 off the manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) of a 2017 Nissan Leaf. The newly dubbed “Leaf Power […]

United States Climate Alliance

The Republican governors of Vermont and Massachusetts have come out in support of the Paris Climate Agreement (PCA), joining governors of a growing number of other states.

On June 1, only a short time after President Donald Trump announced that the United States would withdraw from the PCA, several states started taking a stand in […]

Vermont Delegation Announces $3 million in AmeriCorps Funding

Vermont’s congressional delegation announced Thursday that Vermont has received $3 million in AmeriCorps funding.

In a joint statement, Sens. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), and Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.) said, “AmeriCorps continues to make an enormous impact on the lives of people in Vermont and throughout the United States. We are pleased these […]

VNRC Statement on U.S. Climate Accord Retraction

Shortsighted Decision Puts Onus and Opportunities on States to Act

Yesterday’s announcement by President Donald Trump to withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement is a deeply shortsighted move.

“This decision not only fails to protect vulnerable people and future generations but it leaves the greatest economic development opportunity this world has ever […]

Vermont’s Environment and Trump ?

Join the Vermont Sierra Club at an information and action forum about the Trump administration’s environmental agenda. This event’s lead sponsor is the grassroots community group, DOVE-Defending Our Vermont Environment.

When: Tuesday, June 6th, 7:00 pm, Where: Unitarian Church, 130 Main Street, Montpelier (across from the Kellogg-Hubbard Library) RSVP: Let us know if you are […]

Take Action: Words into action

Republican Governor Phil Scott recently co-signed a letter with Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker urging President Trump to remain committed to the Paris Climate Agreement.

This is a laudable step–but Vermont needs Gov. Scott to honor the words in that letter by supporting policies right here in Vermont that address climate change and strengthen our clean […]

Clean Energy Employment opportunities in Vermont

Looking to be one of the 17,500+ clean energy employees in the state of Vermont? Here’s a list of current opportunities:

Avangrid | Wind Plant Technician Building Energy | Solar Installer Burlington Electric Department | Engineering Technician Catamount Solar | Residential Solar Sales Associate Catamount Solar | PV Commercial Project Manager Encore Renewable Energy | […]

Public invited to tour Kingdom Community Wind this summer

Tours by Green Mountain Power Back for Fifth Season Green Mountain Power is again offering its popular free public tours of the 21-turbine Kingdom Community Wind project in Lowell, Vermont, during June, July and August. Registration is open for Vermonters and out-of-state visitors to experience a working wind farm and learn how GMP is harnessing […]

RENEWABLE ENERGY VERMONT STATEMENT ON PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD’S LATEST PROPOSED WIND SOUND RULES

“Wind is the most affordable new clean energy available. With Vermont importing electricity 84% of the time, we cannot afford to lose the environmental and economic benefits that wind offers.”

“Today, wind works for Vermonters, creating enough electricity to power more than 59,000 homes, contributing more than $2.25 million annually to towns and […]