News & Press Releases
Bennington College sees honor for sustainability
Bennington College participated in Efficiency Vermont's Energy Leadership Challenge. They had the highest energy savings of any higher education institution, reducing their electric usage by 12.4% over two years.
Vermonters generate big savings through energy efficiency
Efficiency Vermont Director Jim Merriam sat down with Times Argus Editor Steven Pappas to discuss Vermont's energy picture, and the role of efficiency in helping meet the state's energy goals.
Better Buildings by Design conference explores the cutting edge of energy efficiency
Net zero buildings, which produce as much energy over the course of a year as they consume, are becoming increasingly common.
The EEC: Vermont's investment in energy efficiency
Fox 44 and ABC 22 reporter Michael Page examines the energy efficiency charge on Vermonters' utility bills. What are Vermonters getting for their investment in energy efficiency?
Legislature passes bill authorizing Efficiency Vermont to promote heat pumps
The Vermont House of Representatives approved bill S.202 on May 6th, allowing Efficiency Vermont to offer subsidies for efficient electric heat pumps.
President Obama cites Efficiency Vermont as a national model
In announcing new plans to reduce carbon emissions, President Obama cited Efficiency Vermont's work as a national model.
Governor Shumlin announces thermal efficiency program progress
A partnership between the Department of Public Service, the Clean Energy Development Fund, and VLITE has resulted in $7 million in funding for the Thermal Energy Finance Pilot Program.
Efficiency Vermont a model of successful consumer engagement
Two Efficiency Vermont programs (retail efficient products and SMARTLIGHT) are successful models for achieving widespread energy savings at little cost.
Efficiency Vermont’s three year plan on VPR’s Vermont Edition
Efficiency Vermont might seem like a non-profit that helps you get cheaper, more environmentally friendly light bulbs, but actually, it is a utility.
On Earth Day, Gov. Shumlin announces expansion of efficiency loan program
Marking Earth Day, Gov. Peter Shumlin announced the expansion of the Heat Saver Loan program, which will help Vermonters increase the efficiency of their homes and save money on their energy bills.
PACE program expands reach in Windham County
On April 28, 2015 the town of Brattleboro, VT approved the adoption of Efficiency Vermont’s Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program.
Vermonters could get up to $5,500 by switching to wood pellet heating
Vermonters can get up to $5,500 to help switch from fossil fuel to local wood heating. Cash incentives are available from the Clean Energy Development Fund and Efficiency Vermont.
Vermont State Colleges partner with Efficiency Vermont to establish a green revolving fund to support energy efficiency investments
First state college system in the U.S. to establish revolving fund for sustainability efforts
Vermont is a national leader in college energy efficiency financing
Vermont has more college and university green revolving funds than any other state
Town of Hartford partners with Efficiency Vermont to generate savings
11 projects completed since 2010 have saved energy and money
Vermont businesses raise the bar on energy efficiency
Governor Shumlin marks one year anniversary of Efficiency Vermont’s statewide Business Energy Challenge
Efficiency Vermont announces New Construction Partners of the Year
Efficiency Vermont and Montshire Museum of Science have a great offer for Vermonters
Governor launches Home Energy Challenge
Year-long sprint set to help Vermonters reduce their heating bills
Vermont continues to make progress on comprehensive home energy efficiency
Contractor workforce expands to meet increasing demand
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