Connecting & Activating Vermont Communities

Events Calendar Relaunch

VECAN recently relaunched our events calendar feature! See what climate and energy events are happening across the state, and if you have an event that you think other energy leaders would be interested in attending, submit it to be included on the calendar.

Check it out here!

Municipal Energy Resources

Learn about how your community can maximize state and federal funding, including resources and recommendations for working with municipalities to support strategic investments in cost-saving and fossil fuel-reducing projects!

Find more information and resources here

VECAN 2022 Workshop Series

Join VECAN biweekly on Wednesdays for workshops on a variety of topics to inform, support and connect town energy committees.

Learn more and register here

Watch Our Climate Dispatch!

Stay up to date on what's happening in the Legislature and state and regional policy discussions via VNRC's weekly Climate Dispatch

Watch the weekly Climate Dispatch here!

Town Energy Committee Communications Toolkit is LIVE!

The VECAN partners along with a small cohort of energy committee members developed a communications toolkit with templates, tools and strategies to take your committee’s outreach and communications to the next level

Check out the toolkit here

Monthly E-newsletters Now Posted to VECAN Website

You can now download and view our monthly E-Newsletters on our site!

View our E-Newsletters here or under our resource page

VECAN's Town Energy and Climate Action Guide

Be sure to check out our guide on how to form and run an effective energy committee, ideas for programs and initiatives, financing and funding options, and much more!

View the guide here!

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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