City sewer plant operator honored

Rutland’s wastewater treatment facility is the largest in the state, handling 22.5 million gallons a day fed there from seven pump stations around the city. Its chief plant operator, Robert Protivansky, was recently awarded the New England Water Environment Association's operator of the year for Vermont. Protivansky Led two particular initiatives that made him stand out. One was extensive work with Efficiency Vermont, which Rotondo estimated has saved the city $1 million in energy costs during Protivansky's tenure.

Efficiency Vermont seeks new Director

BROC fires up refrigeration units

BROC Community Action's investment in new refrigeration system helps it serve more community members.

Report traces 20 years of impact from nation’s first energy efficiency utility

Efficiency Vermont honors Commercial and Industrial ‘Energy Leaders’

Efficiency Vermont applauds work of Vermont Climate Council

The Caledonian-Record Is Going Solar

Efficiency Vermont heat pump incentives help newspaper move forward with clean energy plans

Free energy kits help Vermonters celebrate Energy Efficiency Day

Annual weatherization campaign kicks off, motivating Vermonters to ‘outsmart winter’

Vermont digs in on incentives to boost geothermal heat pumps

The technology has strong potential to help electrify homes, but high costs and logistical challenges still put it out of reach for most homeowners.

Efficiency Vermont, Regional Development Corps. team up to give struggling businesses a boost 

Companies with stalled energy efficiency projects can get extra incentives to move upgrades forward, reduce operating costs 

Public comment sought as part of Efficiency Vermont performance assessment

Efficiency Vermont joins effort to reduce energy burden of transportation

New programs to raise public awareness, prepare supply chain for demand increase

Online tool helps homeowners assess, share their homes’ energy efficiency virtues

VPPSA, Efficiency Vermont partnership builds resilience in Barton

 Vermont Public Power Supply Authority (VPPSA) is partnering with Efficiency Vermont to bring unique program offers that help Barton Village Electric Department customers save money by lowering the cost of investing in energy efficiency.

Efficiency Vermont announces 2nd annual appliance recycling offer

Limited-time program offers cash back for old-but-working appliances

EPA recognizes Efficiency Vermont’s service to low- and moderate-income Vermonters

Carol Weston promoted to Efficiency Vermont Director

Veteran Efficiency Vermont leader to provide seamless transition

Efficiency Vermont Launches Utility Incentive Program in Support of Building Systems Integration

This February, Efficiency Vermont launched an innovative incentive to motivate customers to integrate HVAC systems with lighting or other building systems to enable deeper whole-building energy savings and reduce overall greenhouse gas emissions. Through this incentive, Efficiency Vermont commits to paying 40 percent of labor costs associated with integration (i.e., programming labor, troubleshooting installation, and ensuring schedule override is done safely) when integration work is completed, and 10 percent of the labor costs at 9 months after a report is provided—for a total of 50 percent of the total integration labor costs.

In pandemic year, community partnerships adjusted to promote energy efficiency, resilience

In 2021, work to focus on regions hard hit by COVID crisis

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