Don’t Leave Vermonters Out in the Cold

The State has set a goal of weatherizing 20,000 low-income homes by the year 2020, but we’re still 14,000 homes away from meeting that commitment. While we need to be doing much more to meet Vermont’s efficiency and global warming goals, at a minimum we need to make sure that…

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Gov. Shumlin Signs Net Metering Bill

Governor Shumlin signed H.702 – a bill that updates the state’s net metering program – into law this morning.  Net metering allows Vermonters to go renewable and offset their electric bills in return. At a time when many DC politicians are sticking their fingers in their ears in hopes that…

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Vermont Leads Nation in Solar Jobs

For immediate release: Statement of VPIRG Clean Energy Advocate Ben Walsh on new report ranking Vermont #1 in solar jobs per capita “The news today that Vermont now has more solar jobs per capita than any other state just goes to show that building a clean energy future isn’t only…

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