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Efficiency Maine Initiative to Boost Recovery of Maine’s Hospitality Industry

Maine’s hospitality sector is being invited to upgrade heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, LED lighting, and refrigeration equipment. For a limited-time, Efficiency Maine is offering enhanced financial incentives to accelerate conversions to high-efficiency equipment in the hospitality industry, as well as assist businesses as they gear up for this year’s tourist season and […]

Talk with GMP About How You and Your Community Can Save on Driving and Heating! 

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 […]

Why the New Tax Credit for Biomass Heating Systems is Good for New Hampshire

Joshua Singer

Efficient biomass heating systems, such as those fueled by locally-sourced wood chips or pellets, are a great way to update your old oil or gas boiler systems and save money at the same time. The upfront cost of these systems is slightly higher than fuel oil or gas boilers, but they offer on […]

Good News for Renewables in 2021!

After a tough year, we’re delighted to start 2021 with some good news for renewable energy and climate action!

After eight long months, and thanks to strong leadership from Senator Leahy, Senator Sanders and Congressman Welch, we finally have a COVID-relief and budget package that begins to address the climate crisis.

Making local renewable […]

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 […]

Cash for Coal Clunkers – New VT $ Incentives

The Clean Energy Development Fund (CEDF) announces a new program to help homeowners and businesses convert from old coal to new wood pellet heating. Beginning today the CEDF offers up to $10,000 to Vermonters still heating with coal. The new Coal Change-out Incentive Adder is designed to encourage the few home and business owners […]

Baker-Polito Administration Continues to Advance Solar Progress with Incentive Program Updates

Changes Will Increase Solar Production While Protecting Natural Resources

BOSTON – The Baker-Polito Administration today announced final updates to the Commonwealth’s Solar Massachusetts Renewable Target (SMART) program after filing emergency regulations in April. As a result of a robust stakeholder and public comment process, the Department of Energy Resources (DOER) implemented revisions to […]

VT E-Mower Incentives

LAWNMOWERS

16 of Vermont’s 17 utilities now offer electric mower incentives, including REV members GMP, BED and WEC. Mowing is often overlooked as a source of air pollution, but mowing for an hour can generate as much greenhouse gas emissions as driving 300 miles (source). Find out more about mower incentives and electric lawn mowing […]

Expanded Electric Lawnmower Incentives Save Money for Vermonters

REV MEMBERS OFFER NEW INCENTIVES FOR ELECTRIC LAWNMOWERS, REDUCING CLIMATE POLLUTION AND SAVING MONEY FOR VERMONTERS

It’s that time of year again! The grass is growing and the lawn needs to be mowed. The great news is that this gas-guzzling, climate-polluting chore can now be completed with much lower emissions and at much lower cost […]

Bulk Pellet Bin Incentive – public comment

The Clean Energy Development Fund (CEDF) is proposing a new incentive to encourage Vermonters that heat with wood pellets to install a bulk pellet bin instead of relying only on the plastic 40 lb. bags of pellets. The incentive will provide Vermonters with a voucher worth up to $3,000 for the installation of a bulk […]