The ESSEX Plan Aims to Reduce Cost of Electricity

It is pretty clear to most Vermonters that we need to deal with the build-up of carbon in our atmosphere. What is less well known is how well we are...

VECAN Celebrates its 10th Year Anniversary!

Ten years ago the Vermont Natural Resources Council (VNRC) and partners had the idea of creating a network of town energy committees which could work in coordination to help advance...

Green Power for Good

By Elle O’Casey For some, installing renewable energy systems in their homes is still out of reach financially. For years, the sustainable community has been grappling with with how make...

Zero Never Looked So Good

By Elle O’Casey Union Arena is making progress toward becoming the nation’s first net-zero hockey rink. This week, I sat down to talk with Harold Mayhew, a local architect who...