Vermont News

The following news clips highlight Vermont involvement in recent renewable energy and energy efficiency projects and list in chronological order. Here you can scroll through of stories dating back to 2003. Alternatively, you can search state energy news by state and topic.

March 12, 2014

Solar Industry Scorches Records

A new report on the solar power industry signals a major milestone for America’s clean energy economy. More

November 13, 2013

Massachusetts Ranked Most Energy-Efficient State: ACEEE

For the third year in a row, Massachusetts topped the annual American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) State Energy Efficiency Scorecard. More

October 30, 2013

Eight States Plan for 3.3 Million Zero-Emission Vehicles by 2025

Governors from eight states—California, Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, and Vermont—announced a groundbreaking initiative to put 3.3 million zero-emission vehicles on the roads in their states within a dozen years. More

June 20, 2013

Vermont and Canada Announce EV Charging Corridor

Vermont and Canada announced that an electric vehicle (EV) charging corridor initially linking Burlington and Montreal is expected to open this fall with with more than 20 charging stations on the route . More

June 20, 2013

Vermont Boosts Energy Efficiency and Clean Energy for Homes, Farms and Businesses

Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin signed into law three bills that will improve access to energy efficiency and clean energy for Vermonters. More

April 10, 2013

New Database Shows Benefits of Energy Efficiency Programs

The Energy Department recognized a new publicly available database that offers federal, state, and local decision-makers information documenting the results of energy-efficiency programs in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions. More

March 11, 2013

Case Study: Burke Mountain Wind Turbine, East Burke, Vermont

The Burke Mountain ski area operates on 270 acres of mountain terrain and is home to the Burke Mountain Academy. As part of the ski area's environmental sustainability efforts, the resort's owners installed a 100- kilowatt Northwind 100 wind turbine in October 2011. More

February 27, 2013

Vermont Launches Yearlong Home Energy Challenge

Vermont in January launched a one-year Home Energy Challenge to increase the number of homes in the state completing comprehensive energy-efficiency improvements. More

November 27, 2012

Fund to Help Businesses Make Energy-Efficiency Upgrades

The U.S. Department of Commerce is investing $1 million into an energy-efficiency revolving loan fund for Burlington, Vermont, businesses. More

October 17, 2012

Massachusetts Again Tops State Energy Efficiency Scorecard

Massachusetts topped the list of energy efficient states for the second year, according to a report released by the nonprofit American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy. More

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