Energy Resources

Energy Resources

The following links are resources available on energy programs and incentives.

Videos

Mad River Valley Renewable Energy Series

Part 2 of 5 – Residential and Community Solar Projects

Part 3 of 5 – Financing Energy and Vermont’s Energy Plan

Part 4 of 5 – Biomass

Part 5 of 5 – Conservation, Weatherization, and Efficiency

Resources

Efficiency Vermont - Efficiency Vermont has a range of incentive programs for improving both electrical and thermal efficiency. www.efficiencyvermont.com

Vermont Clean Energy Development Fund - The goal of the Fund is to increase the development and deployment of cost-effective and environmentally sustainable electric power resources, primarily with respect to renewable energy resources, and the use of combined heat and power  technologies in Vermont.      www.publicservice.vermont.gov/energy/ee_cleanenergyfund.html

Vermont Energy and Climate Action Network (VECAN) helps start and support town energy and climate action committees in their efforts to save energy, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and advance renewable energy projects. www.vecan.net

Vermont Energy Investment Corporation (VEIC) is a mission-driven nonprofit organization, founded in 1986, that is dedicated to reducing the economic, social, and environmental costs of energy consumption through cost-effective energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies. www.veic.org/index.aspx

 Publications

Clean Energy Funding Guide Book: Understanding Vermont’s Clean Energy Resources, prepared by Vermont Public Interest Research Group. Identifies resources and funding sources for business, local governments and citizens.  www.vpirg.org/cleanenergyguide

Guide to Improving Energy Efficiency in Vermont Municipalities prepared by Paul Markowitz, VT Chapter Sierra Club. Includes information about building support, walk through assessments and energy efficiency resources and funding. *Link to – Guide to Improving Energy Efficiency in Vermont Municipal Buildings doc  revised 9-15-09.doc

Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy and Historic Preservation: A Guide for preservationists, local energy committees and homeowners regarding energy efficiency in historic homes and buildings.  www.cleanair-coolplanet.org/for_communities/HDCGuide.pdf