Founded in 2000 as the nation’s first energy efficiency utility, today we continue to define the leading edge of clean energy. Our work advances sustainable energy solutions for all Vermonters through education, services, and incentives, and promotes efficiency as a clean, cost-effective, and local fuel source.
- 90% of Vermonters have participated in energy efficiency programs since 2000
- Every $1 invested in energy efficiency is yielding a $2 return in savings
- Our Results
A History of Efficiency
Since 2000, Efficiency Vermont has helped Vermonters save energy and protect the environment. Along the way, we’ve redefined efficiency as more than just using less—and proved it to be a reliable, cost-effective, critical resource for our regional electric grid.
Working With Us
Vermont Hard Cider’s warehouse is a clean, sweet-smelling space stacked high with cider (including their flagship brand, Woodchuck). Until recently, though, outdated, inefficient lighting was slowing …
Simone Colby lives with her kids in a high-performance modular home in Vergennes. While Colby's new home approximates the size and shape of the mobile home that once sat on the same site, that is …
The stage lights at Higher Ground shine brightly on artists like Wilco, Henry Rollins, Grace Potter, and The Roots. With musical performances several times per week in a building that dates back to …
The lights are always on at Jolley convenience stores. With 35 locations in Vermont—nine of them open 24 hours—the locally owned, popular convenience store chain is figuring out ways to cut energy …