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)
A report issued this week by the Energy Action Network sheds light on how well we are doing as a state on our energy and emissions commitments.
The 36-page progress report points to one key point: Business as usual is not going to get us to the goal of 90-percent renewable energy by
By John Dillon — A new report says Vermont’s greenhouse gas pollution is increasing and that aggressive action is needed to curb emissions from heating and transportation.
The report from the Montpelier-based Energy Action Network also says the state has an economic opportunity as it meets the challenge of cutting greenhouse gases.
Energy Action Network Executive Director Jared Duval joined Dave Gram at WDEV for an overview of the 2018 Annual Progress Report and a look at Vermont’s energy and emissions status.
Listen to the whole show (Jared’s segment begins around 1:07).
Editor’s note: This commentary is by Maura Collins of Essex Junction, the executive director of the Vermont Housing Finance Agency.
There is only so much room in our budgets for housing, heating and transportation, and when we sit down to pay our bills it’s clear how inextricably linked each of these are.
When thinking about