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USDA Rural Development Grant Applications: Applications Due Soon

Apply for Rural Energy for America Funding by Mar. 31 Businesses interested in increasing their bottom line through investing in energy efficiency and renewable energy improvements can apply to USDA Rural Development for grant or guaranteed loan funding through the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) this spring. The REAP provides grants to businesses that can cover up […]

Commissioner Tierney announces public forum on the Addison natural gas pipeline project

Commissioner June Tierney at the Department of Public Service invites the public to discuss the Addison County pipeline project at a forum to be held at the Montpelier High School Auditorium on Wednesday, February 22nd beginning at 5:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.  The forum will be facilitated to foster a civil and open process.   If […]

SolarFest Energy $avings Day – March 25th at SVAC in Manchester, VT

In the heart of the winter season, SolarFest announces a day-long showcase of leading experts and helpful presentations to help cut electric, heating, and cooling costs for home and business. On Saturday March 25th, presentations will run between 10:00 am and 3:30 pm at the Southern Vermont Arts Center on West Road in Manchester. This […]

Efficiency Vermont’s Better Buildings by Design Conference in So. Burlington, VT

Better Buildings by Design is the region’s premier design and construction conference, which features interactive learning about building durability, efficiency, and value for both residential and commercial projects.

Green Energy Times is at the event and is happy to report that there were about 350 contractors, architects, engineers, manufacturers, vendors (62 of ’em), and […]

Campaign Launched for FREE Weatherize Assessments for 14 Upper Valley Towns

Vital Communities Partners with 14 Vermont Towns to Launch Weatherize Upper Valley

Vital Communities and volunteers in 14 Vermont towns will launch a new Weatherize Upper Valley initiative later this month to encourage more homeowners to invest in energy efficiency projects. Hartland, Hartford, Norwich, Thetford, Sharon, Royalton, Bethel, Randolph, Braintree, Brookfield, Windsor, Reading, Cavendish, and […]



REBATES AVAILABLE FOR REPLACING OLD WOOD STOVES Stove Change-out Program to Improve Air Quality   Montpelier, Vermont – The Clean Energy Development Fund (CEDF) and the Agency of Natural Resources Division of Air Quality and Climate have teamed up to help Vermonters, that currently heat with wood, get new cleaner burning stoves installed. The […]

Interfaith Clergy Speak Out Against Hate in VT

Vermont Interfaith Action Event Friday, November 18, 2016 11 AM – 12 PM Vermont Statehouse Montpelier, VT 05602 Details As many of you know, we are not immune to the backlash of hate sweeping our nation. There have been disparaging tweets, threatening phone calls, and a house break-in directed at Rep. Kiah Morris, a woman […]

Climate Solutions Summit this Saturday in Burlington, VT

Our next president does not acknowledge the reality of climate change.

And he’s not alone- many members of Congress believe that it is either a hoax, or that it is simply not a problem. It is clear that no climate action will be taken on the federal level in the near future.

That means […]

VECAN Conference Registration is Open

Registration is open! Don’t miss the best Community Energy and Climate Action Conference yet! It’s coming right up:

When: December 3, 2016 – 9:00a.m. to 4:30 p.m Where: Lake Morey Inn – Fairlee, Vermont REGISTER TODAY!  This inspiring conference emphasizes clean energy and climate action strategies that Vermonters can implement locally — and beyond. […]

SolarFest Free Film Screening 11/4 with Deia Schlosberg


Don’t miss the chance to hear directly from the leaders in the fight against climate change!

This Friday, November 4th at 6:30 pm, we are privileged to host Deia Schlosberg, journalist, documentary film director, and producer of How to Let Go of the World and Love all the Things Climate Can’t Change as we present […]