As a Network that strives to achieve collaborative progress towards our renewable energy and emissions commitments, EAN engages on social media to facilitate informed conversation about Vermont’s renewable energy and climate landscape. These platforms help us share educational materials, research and analysis, news and updates from the Network, and upcoming events. And
Vermont is committed to energy and climate goals by 2025.
Vermont joined a bipartisan coalition of states committed to adhering to the Paris Accord goals of reducing greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) 26-28% by 2025.3 In addition, Vermont has its own statutory goal that aims for further reductions.4 Progress means bending the curve to
25% by 2025 – Societal Benefits
Meeting Vermont’s energy and climate goals will go far beyond increasing renewable energy and reducing our climate pollution. It will mean more affordable energy that is stably priced, more jobs in the growing clean energy sector, and more efficient homes and businesses. But it will also have
Fossil fuels cost Vermonters too much
Vermonters use a lot of energy – we live in a cold climate and need to heat our homes. And, living in a rural state, we often drive long distances to work, school, and for services. Some households spend over a QUARTER of their household income on
Community Energy Dashboard: Over 45 town energy committees have already asked to receive targeted support in using the Dashboard to help inspire local energy action, help in town energy planning and track local energy progress in efficiency and renewables. Check out the map of participating towns here