Efficiency Maine is offering extra funding to smaller municipalities to pay for heat pump installations.
Most of the power being used to satisfy the state’s renewable electricity standard comes from Hydro-Québec as local wind and solar development lag.
Congress included the new tax credit in December’s COVID-19 stimulus bill, offering 26% off the cost of installing high-efficiency wood boilers.
Vermont won’t be able to make a serious dent in its transportation and heating emissions unless state leaders come up with significant new revenue sources.
A year-old city program in Burlington promotes car dealerships that agree to keep vehicles in stock, train employees, and process point-of-sale rebates.