Category Archives: Energy

REV2020: Request for Presentations – Deadline: May 31

You are invited to submit an abstract for REV2020: the Renewable Energy Conference and Expo, being held in South Burlington, VT on October 13-14, 2020. This conference brings people together who are working to advance renewable energy, electricity, heating, and transportation solutions. Focusing on climate resilience, equitable access, and connectivity, participants always leave the conference with […]

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Earth Hour – March 28

JOIN US ON SATURDAY MARCH 28, 2020, 8:30 PM YOUR LOCAL TIME! In 2007, we encouraged people around the world to switch off their lights to call attention to climate change. More than a decade later, the climate crisis remains, made worse by another urgent threat: the rapid loss of biodiversity and nature. Natural systems […]

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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: https://cli.re/BTWGActionList  Other opportunities to take action or learn how to are listed below. Thrive, Rick Events A webinar with Senate President Pro Tempore, Tim Ashe The Game of Extremes: A Climate Resiliency Workshop LEAP (Local Energy […]

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Announcing Summer 2020 Internship Applications for the U.S. Department of Energy Clean Cities University Workforce Development Program

We are pleased to announce the launch of the Summer 2020 term of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Clean Cities University Workforce Development Program (CCUWDP). This summer, CCUWDP is offering 39 workforce development program positions across the nation and applications are now available.  This is a wonderful opportunity for students looking to gain experience in […]

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VLS Undergraduate Clean Energy Advocacy Summer Internships

The Institute for Energy and the Environment at Vermont Law School is again offering 2-3 summer internships for students in environmental studies and sciences who have at least completed their sophomore year by the start of the internship.  Our Clean Energy Advocacy Internships offer a chance for 2-3 students interested in future careers in clean […]

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February 2020 E-News: Updates from VNRC

February 2020 E-News  Thanks for taking time during this busy season to catch up with our latest news. We hope to see you soon at one of these upcoming events! LATEST NEWS 2020 Plan for Climate Action in Vermont — On January 14, VNRC presented a policy plan for climate action in 2020. We were joined […]

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Summer Institute on Sustainability & Energy 2020

10th Annual Summer Institute on Sustainability and Energy // uicsise.com In partnership with American Energy Society, Argonne National Laboratory; Clean Energy Trust; Institute for Sustainability & Energy at Northwestern (Northwestern University); Loyola University; UI LABS; University of Chicago; Wanger Institute for Sustainable Energy Research (Illinois Institute of Technology) About SISE is a two-week “boot camp” for future decision […]

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VGBN – New Website + Awards Competition Announcement

We’re thrilled to announce the… launch of our new website! Visit our new website here! Thank you to our members, partners and colleagues for contributing beautiful photographs. We’re looking forward to an exciting year ahead, and hope you enjoy checking it out. The 2019 Vermont’s Greenest Building Awards Competition is now open for submissions!  Previous Greenest […]

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Community solar, electric mowing, an e-bike campaign… What’s your idea? Leadership program deadline: January 27

Imagine cutting the ribbon on a local community solar project. Or implementing a campaign to promote electric bikes for low-carbon and healthy transportation. Or working with the Window Dressers to organize a volunteer effort to build energy-saving window inserts for community members. Or, an initiative to “mow electric” on school and municipal property. The opportunities […]

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REV It Up: VT Climate News!

Facebook | Twitter | LinkedIn | Instagram CLIMATE- AT THE STATE HOUSE Unlike anything we’ve seen before, climate dominated discussion at the State House as the 2020 Legislative Session opened earlier this month. The Vermont Youth Lobby presented legislators with resolutions from the Youth Climate Congress. Watch the video here.  Representative Sarah Copeland-Hanzas discussed the goals of the […]

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