Energy Action Network and the State of Vermont have a shared commitment to achieving 90% renewable energy by 2050, as outlined in Vermont’s 2016 Comprehensive Energy Plan (CEP). The first milestone of the CEP is 25% by 2025. Recent progress in the electric sector may allow us to meet that milestone, but
Energy Action Network is on the Steering Committee for the next Resilient Vermont Conference, held at Norwich University on June 7-8, 2019. Click here to learn more and register.
Single occupancy vehicle trips alone make up almost 30% of Vermont’s transportation related emissions. If we doubled transit and rideshare and cut those trips in half, that would result in reductions equivalent to eliminating the energy use from nearly 19,000 homes (158,000 metric tons of CO2e)
Prices for fossil fuels like propane and fuel oil have historically been the highest and most volatile. As of 2018, 78% of Vermonters were heating their homes with fossil fuels, and 53% with propane and heating oil, the two highest priced fuels