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Green Mountain Power (GMP) and Renewable Energy Vermont (REV) teamed up on a first of its kind opportunity in the country to deliver innovation and carbon reductions to customers through a new Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) program for energy storage, electric vehicle charging, and hot water heater controls. It offers the country’s most comprehensive and largest upfront incentive from a utility for customers with home batteries to share access…
Hot off the presses, the Climate Action Plan for 2019 calls for bold action to address the climate crisis and do it in a way that strengthens our economy and prioritizes the most vulnerable. Read the plan in its entirety here.
Vermonters have a long history of heating with wood, and most of us know there is nothing like the warmth of a well-stoked wood stove on a cold winter night. It is only in recent years, however, that advances in technology have made wood a convenient alternative to fossil fuels through whole-building, automated wood heat systems that are controlled by a thermostat. Today, Vermonters are poised to capitalize on a…
Goddard College Progresses Carbon Neutral Plan with Woodchip District Heating Plant PLAINFIELD, VT – At a gathering to celebrate Goddard College’s new woodchip district heating plant, the Biomass Energy Research Center (BERC) and Renewable Energy Vermont (REV), released a report, Expanded Use of Wood Heating in Vermont. With Vermont’s Comprehensive Energy Plan to meet 90% of the state’s energy needs through renewables, advancing wood heating is a critical part of…
525+ Convene to Accelerate Renewable Energy & Climate Solutions at REV Conference Recognized as New England’s premier event exploring clean energy innovation and climate solutions, Renewable Energy Vermont’s 18th annual Conference and Exposition, REV2018, themed REVitalize: Transforming Energy Further, Faster, Together convened more than 525 people for two days of collective re-envisioning of New England’s energy needs. The conference also served as an opportunity to acknowledge the contributions of individuals…
REV’s Executive Director, Olivia Campbell Andersen, and REV2018 keynote speaker, Katherine Hamilton joined Carl Etnier on his show Relocalizing on WGDR. Carl will be broadcasting live from the Renewable Energy Vermont Conference & Expo, REV2018, on Thursday, October 18th.
On September 24th, REV hosted a webinar with Sarah Wolfe of the Energy Action Network and Bob the Green Guy dive into the latest analysis of Vermont’s challenges and progress to meet its renewable energy and climate commitments.
REV is elated to announce that Gordon van Welie, President and CEO of ISO New England, will be joining us on the first day of REV2018, where he will serve as the conference’s first keynote speaker. Registration for the conference themed REVitalize: Transforming Energy Further, Faster, Together opened July 16th, with early-bird rates ending August 26th. In Gordon’s role, he oversees New England’s32,000-megawatt bulk power system, the multi-billion dollar wholesale electricity marketplace,…
Available online, the free guide offers those interested in going solar a one-stop shop to better understand the basics of solar energy and ownership options. It includes key questions to ask solar installers before entering a transaction. The guide is a result of a joint effort of the leading companies across the solar industry and goes hand in hand with SEIA’s existing Solar Business Code by which all SEIA members abide….
Winter cold might be the furthest thing from Vermonter’s minds right now, however, now is the time to start thinking about how to heat next winter. “Reliable and renewable heating alternatives to oil and gas exist; and there has never been a better time for Vermonters to make the switch,” said Olivia Campbell Andersen, Executive Director of Renewable Energy Vermont. “With new incentives and the state sales exemption recently signed…
About Renewable Energy Vermont:
Renewable Energy Vermont represents businesses, non-profits, utilities, and individuals committed to reducing our reliance on dirty fossil fuels by increasing clean renewable energy and energy efficiency in Vermont. Vermont’s clean energy economy directly enables at least 18,800 jobs at 3,612 businesses, representing approximately 6% of Vermont’s workforce. Together, we will achieve 90% total renewable energy (electric, thermal, transportation) before 2050.