Category: What’s New
Montpelier – Non-profits, local businesses, and other users of advanced wood heating sent a letter Tuesday to members of the Vermont State Senate urging them to support rural economies, working landscapes, and commitments to climate pollution reductions by taking actions … Continue reading
Homeowners can now save on average $7,000 on an advanced wood heat boiler or furnace! Now is a great time to change the way you heat your home or business by switching to local wood! As fossil fuel prices continue to rise, … Continue reading
Montpelier, VT – At a reception in the over-flowing Cedar Creek Room of the Vermont State House, Renewable Energy Vermont presented Ben Gordesky of DC Energy Innovations with the 2018 Jim Grundy Award for generosity of spirit and integrity in … Continue reading
At the Clean Energy Development April 18th Meeting, the Board approved a substantial change to its Advanced Wood Heating Incentive as part of the Small Scale Renewable Energy Incentive (SSREI) Program. Change: The elimination of the Custom Incentive for pellet/chip boilers/furnaces … Continue reading
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.
Waterbury Center, VT – On Thursday, November 2nd, a coalition of nonprofits, local businesses, and state agencies facilitated by Renewable Energy Vermont unveiled a plan of policy, workforce development, and outreach recommendations to help lower energy costs, boost Vermont’s economy, … Continue reading
Montpelier, VT – At a reception in the overflowing Cedar Creek Room of the Vermont State House, Renewable Energy Vermont presented co-founder of Catamount Solar, Dan Kinney with the 2017 Jim Grundy Award for generosity of spirit and integrity in … Continue reading
The Public Utility Commission will issue an order on its first biennial review of net metering on May 1st. Over the last 5 months, Renewable Energy Vermont worked tirelessly to advocate for greater customer access to renewable energy through net … Continue reading
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.
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 … Continue reading
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, … Continue reading
Renewable Energy Vermont & Green Mountain Power Partner on Groundbreaking Opportunity to Accelerate Carbon Reduction & Energy Innovation
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 … Continue reading
Throughout the year we hear it all the time, in technical workshops, committee hearings, or at other conferences, you might have heard it too; “Last year at the REV conference…” Hearing this time-and-again serves as a reminder of why the Renewable … Continue reading
REV, Green Lantern Group, Bee the Change, VHB, and others came together January 29th at 2:00 for a webinar to discuss the challenges and opportunities associated with implementing pollinator-friendly practices. Special thanks to the webinar sponsors, VHB and Bee the Change! Pollinators are a crucial part of … Continue reading
Katherine Hamilton is Chair of 38 North Solutions, a public policy consultancy specializing in clean energy and innovation. Her firm also manages a non-profit organization, Project for Clean Energy and Innovation. Previously, she ran the GridWise Alliance, was policy director … Continue reading
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, … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
Montpelier, VT – Today, Renewable Energy Vermont (REV) members pledged to help pollinators through bee and bird-friendly plantings at solar projects across the state. In partnership with leading scientists and environmental organizations, solar leaders committed to help landowners re-create habitat … Continue reading
Residents of the Green Mountain State are committed to self-reliance and clean energy, however, a keystone program enabling Vermonters to generate their own renewable energy and keep their dollars local has languished, resulting in lost economic opportunity. Net metering allows … Continue reading
In the 2018 Regional Report: Northeast by The Chief Executive magazine, Vermont received praise for renewable energy as an economic stimulus – naming several REV members. While the northeast trails other regions in GDP growth, there are notable bright spots … Continue reading
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.