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Governor’s Proposed Renewable & Climate Investments

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 […]

Eden Renewables Now Accepting Applications for 2021 Green STEAM Scholarship with a Total Value of $15,000

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-RECs: A Big NH Advantage – Webinar Thursday, February 25th

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 […]

Put Your Money Where Your Life Is: Series on Investing Locally

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 […]

Solicitation for Applications to USDA Rural Energy Savings Program

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 […]

Climbing out of the Crisis: a Net-Zero Economy

Wind Lift I, a jack-up ship for installing offshore wind turbines. Photo by kaʁstn, Wikimedia Commons https://bit.ly/30TU3v8.

George Harvey

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 […]

Despite COVID-19, More Than Half of Cleantech Firms Planning to Recruit in 2020

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 […]

Help for Fixing Up Rental Unit

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 […]

Time Is Running Out for GMP’s Enhanced Rebates on Heat Pumps, Electric Bikes and Electric Mowers

Successful Go, Save and Share Green Initiative to Help Customers Save Money and Boost Economy Ends August 31st

Green Mountain Power (GMP) is reminding customers that enhanced rebates on products that help save energy and money while reducing carbon pollution will close at the end of the month. GMP’s popular Go, Save and […]

Deutsche Bank Immediately Ends Funding For Oil Sands And Arctic Oil Projects

By Tsvetana Paraskova – Jul 27, 2020, 2:30 PM CDT

Deutsche Bank is ending financing for new oil and gas projects in the oil sands and the Arctic region effective immediately, becoming the latest major bank to reconsider lending money to fossil fuel projects in sensitive areas.

Deutsche Bank will no longer finance any new […]