Connecting & Activating Vermont Communities

10th Annual VECAN Conference - Presentations Online

Review videos and presentations from the VECAN Conference Here!

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In-Depth Legislative Lowdown in Vermont

We lay out the current lay of the land on climate and clean energy efforts, as well as outline ideas for how you might help Vermont make much-needed progress.

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Vermont Climate Action Commission Makes Five Short-Term Recommendations

The Vermont Climate Action Commission – the 21-member diverse stakeholder group charged by Governor Phil Scott to make recommendations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions – advanced a set of five short-term recommendations

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VNRC’s Johanna Miller To Serve On Governor Scott’s Climate Change Commission

Today, Governor Phil Scott will sign an Executive Order creating the Climate Action Commission. With a focus on affordability and the economy, the Commission will identify steps Vermont must take to achieve our renewable energy and greenhouse gas pollution.

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Energy Case Studies On The Dashboard

We’ve been collecting stories of energy heroes, great energy projects and initiatives and we want to share them with you!

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Vermont Energy Committees

Vermont’s network of town energy committees continues to grow, reflecting a powerful grassroots response to the pressing need to cut energy costs, foster renewable energy generation and lessen the state’s contribution to global warming.

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Projects, resources, initiatives

Learn about campaigns, resources, case studies and policies to support your efforts to save energy, save money and reduce waste.

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Learn about campaigns, resources, case studies and policies to advance your renewable energy generation priorities, including solar, wind, biomass and hydro.

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Find out about the innovative approaches, initiatives, success stories and strategies to foster transportation efficiency and walkable, bikeable, compact communities.

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Find out and engage in the policy and planning efforts underway to ensure Vermont achieves its essential 90 percent by 2050 renewable energy goal.

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Informing and shaping community conversations, local initiatives and regional and state policy arenas is imperative. Find timely policy news and ways to effectively engage.

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Find information here about grant or other funding options to support your community’s priorities, as well as information about financing for clean energy investments.

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