Transitioning to renewable energy in transportation

Looking for some ways you can make your personal transportation more sustainable? Check out our Sustainable-transportation action list at: 

Other opportunities to take action or learn how to are listed below.




A webinar with Senate President Pro Tempore, Tim Ashe

Legislative action to combat climate change and develop jobs in clean energy

The Transportation & Climate Initiative (TCI) – a regional effort to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions from transportation

Monday, March 16 at 7pm

Click here to register. 

For more information contact Johanna Miller – 802-223-2328 ext. 112 or 

The Game of Extremes: A Climate Resiliency Workshop

When extreme weather hits, what can we do to protect lives and property?

Friday, March 20, 8:30-11:30am; Spark Space at Burlington Electric Department, 585 Pine Street, Burlington

Click here to register!

For more information, contact Jenna Antonino DiMare at  

LEAP (Local Energy Action Partnership) Energy Fair

Vermont’s largest energy fair Saturday, April 18, 9am-3pm

Crossett Brook Middle School Gym, 5672 VT-100, Duxbury

For more information:Contact Ned Houston, 802-244-7829, or Visit

Other opportunities

EERE newsletters

The Department of Energy’s Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy newsletters include 10 relating to transportation and more than 100 on other topics. Grant announcements are among the items included. Select newsletters and subscribe at:

Preferred Electric Vehicle Dealership Network

The Burlington Electric Department has established the Network to streamline the process of buying an electric car.

Winooski Avenue study report

This scheme of combustion to get power makes me sick to think of – it is so wasteful. We burn up wood and coal, as renters burn up the front fence for fuel.

Thomas Edison, 1910

Rick Wackernagel (He, him or his)
Itinerant climate activist, 802-578-4907262, South Prospect St  Apt 2, Burlington VT  05401