Vermont Regional Planning Commissions Host a Learning Opportunity with Green Mountain Power May 4, 2021 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. Learn how GMP can help you and your community save while tackling the two biggest sources of carbon pollution in Vermont – driving and heating. Members of GMP’s innovation team are joining us for a […]
Proposed Renewable & Climate Resiliency Investments to Spur Economic Recovery & Lower Energy Costs
Governor Phil Scott proposed more than $200 million in state-federal climate change mitigation investments that will lower energy burdens and climate pollution while supporting Vermont’s economy.
The Governor’s climate economy proposals include $25 million to expand Vermont’s […]
Can the Remarkable Run Continue?
The windy region in California between the San Jacinto and San Bernardino mountains is a perfect place for harvesting wind. Photo Erik Wilde/Wikipedia Commons.
Todd M. Walker and Craig R. Walker
What a year 2020 was for clean energy investments of virtually all kinds – from solar to wind, […]
APPLICATION DEADLINE FRIDAY, MAY 28, 2021 New York – Troy-based community solar developer Eden Renewables is now accepting applications for its annual scholarships with a total value of $15,000. Graduating high school seniors from selected schools in the Capital Region (see list) and pursuing a career in fields that benefit the environment are invited […]
Thermal Renewable Energy Certificates (T-RECs) have been transformative to the biomass heating market in New Hampshire—the first state in the nation to establish T-RECs as part of their Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS).
However, right now a bill is being considered that would Eliminate all new T-REC generators. Other portions of this bad bill […]
After a year of COVID shutdowns, bankruptcies, deaths, and economic despair, how can individuals help rebuild our economy and community? By investing in their local economy, catalyzing innovation, shifting capital to the local projects, and thus making our communities more sustainable, vibrant, and resilient. Whether managing large funds or modest nest eggs, investors can make […]
USDA Invites Applications for Loans Under the Rural Energy Savings Program
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Bette Brand today invited applications from utilities to help rural families and small businesses make cost-saving energy efficiency improvements.
USDA is making funding available under the […]
Wind Lift I, a jack-up ship for installing offshore wind turbines. Photo by kaʁstn, Wikimedia Commons https://bit.ly/30TU3v8.
The German Institute for Economic Research, usually called the DIW Berlin from its name in German, is a non-profit economic research institution funded by the country’s federal government. In early July, it published […]
Hyperion Executive Search Surveyed Impact of COVID-19 on Cleantech
AUSTIN – Results from a recent survey conducted by Hyperion Executive Search, a global talent acquisition company that works exclusively with clean energy and e-mobility, found that despite COVID-19, most cleantech companies plan to expand in 2020. Sixty one percent (61%) of the cleantech firms […]
Could you use some cash to rehab a rental unit and help grow the local housing supply? The State of Vermont is funding apartment repairs for up to $30,000 per unit! The funds are part of the COVID relief package and will be available only to the end of the year. You can learn more […]