Posted tagged ‘Vermont’

Promoting Efficiency and Renewables in a Vermont town

May 30, 2012

By Paul Cameron, Executive Director, Brattleboro Climate Protection Brattleboro Climate Protection (BCP) is a nonprofit organization that works to develop effective local solutions to global climate change. BCP collaborates with municipal officials, community and state organizations, businesses and volunteers to carry out projects that promote energy efficiency and expanded use of renewable energy sources while [...]

Clean Air-Cool Planet funds SCA Energy Internship

May 25, 2012

By Diana Lischer-Goodband, Public Grants Officer, The Student Conservation Association – SCA From May to October, 2011 the Dummerston Energy Committee (DEC), was able to increase its committee work through the volunteer time of an Energy Intern.  A national conservation organization, The Student Conservation Association (SCA) administered this internship, which was funded through a Community Catalyst Fund [...]

Building Environmental Awareness in Grand Isle County, VT

May 23, 2012

By Bob Buermann, Islanders Caring for the Environment ICE (Islanders Caring for the Environment) has used a Community Catalyst Fund Grant to expand from the Town of South Hero to cover the five towns of Grand Isle County in the Champlain Islands of Vermont. ICE is a grassroots community organization that identifies opportunities and implements ways [...]

World Cafe Nourishes Sustainability in Strafford, VT

May 22, 2012

By Dori Wolfe, Strafford Energy Committee The Strafford Energy Committee was thrilled to have the support of a grant from the Community Catalyst Fund of Clean Air-Cool Planet. These funds allowed our community building, Barrett Hall, to receive a long-range energy plan and for the formation of a Sustainable Strafford initiating group that took on [...]

Shining a Light on a Center of the Groton, VT, Community

February 24, 2012

By Paul Berlejung, Groton, VT Lighting improvements to the Groton, Vermont, town gymnasium, funded by a grant from The Community Catalyst Fund of Clean Air-Cool Planet, were completed the first week of February, 2012.  The grant helped pay for the installation of 8 T5HO high bay lighting fixtures.  The grant was made to Groton Growers [...]

Thetford, VT, HEAT Campaign a Success!

December 5, 2011

By Bob Walker, Dirctor, Sustainable Energy Resource Group   “I would like to publically thank the Thetford HEAT program and SERG for the wonderful workshop on home weatherization at the Thetford Center community building Saturday Nov. 12.  The presenter had a lot of great information to share on how to improve our homes, how to [...]


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