PACE Bill passes the House of Representatives

On Tuesday, April 5, the House of Representatives passed a bill that will make renewable energy and energy efficiency projects more affordable to Vermonters. The bill, H.155, makes important changes to the Property Assessed Clean Energy, or PACE, program that was originally passed in 2009.

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Clean Heat: Comfortable Homes, Affordable Future

Over the past five years, VPIREF has released three major reports addressing the challenges and opportunities in determining Vermont’s energy future. These reports provided insights into the economic challenges and environmental impacts of energy use in Vermont and identified solutions that could help Vermont build a clean energy future.

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VPIRG releases Clean Heat report

Over the past five years, VPIREF has released three major reports addressing the challenges and opportunities in determining Vermont’s energy future. These reports provided insights into the economic challenges and environmental impacts of energy use in Vermont and identified solutions that could help Vermont build a clean energy future.

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Mad Fast Trains!

Our friends at USPIRG have teamed up with two actors from the hit TV show "Mad Men" to create a hilarious video about high speed trains. We hope you enjoy!

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Entergy Louisiana continues its deceptive advertising campaign

On the first anniversary of the Vermont State Senate’s historic ‘no confidence’ vote regarding the problem-plagued nuclear plant owned by Entergy Louisiana, the company continues to blanket the state in false and misleading advertising in an effort to rebuild its tarnished image.

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Vermont Yankee Contamination Details

On Friday Entergy executives reported that Vermont Yankee's radioactive contamination is getting worse. A new test well is showing elevated levels of radioactive tritium and our state health department is worried that even more dangerous substances may be in the ground. This means that there is either a…

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Vermont’s Standard Offer: The Stories

We want a Vermont powered by clean, homegrown energy that doesn’t create radioactive waste or wreck our planet’s climate, and we want our energy dollars to stay in the state. The pilot round of the Standard Offer moved us towards that reality.

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