Reposted from the Efficiency Vermont Blog -Vermont is a small state with big goals. The Comprehensive Energy Plan calls for Vermont to achieve 90 percent renewable energy by 2050, and the state has committed to greenhouse gas emissions reductions of at least 26-28% below 2005 levels by 2025—just six years away! Energy Action Network’s (EAN)
I hope you’ve all seen the new EAN 2018 Annual Progress Report, which was released last week. See below for a snippet from the report and visit our website to download the full report, read the recent media coverage, and learn more about the highlights. Interested in sharing a presentation of the report’s results for your
Thursday, March 28 – 4:00-6:00pm
Down Home Kitchen, 100 Main St, Montpelier
Join us for the conversation at 4pm followed by a happy hour from 5:15 to 6:00.
Next up for the Leveraging Change Speaker Series: a conversation about how to prioritize equity in the design of economy-wide decarbonization policies. We welcome back our neighbors to the north to discuss how they designed Quebec’s participation in the Western Climate Initiative (WCI) to prioritize equity–including income, geography, and more.
EAN has modeled one path for how Vermont could achieve our Paris Climate Agreement commitment based on currently available energy technologies and proven best practices. Getting to the Paris commitment would require all of these efforts, plus 20% more from additional measures. For example, if Vermont put fewer than 90,000 EVs on
Vermont’s largest energy fair is back again. Head to Duxbury for the annual Waterbury LEAP Fair on Saturday, April 6th from 9am-3pm at Crossett Brook Middle School. Learn more here