Vermont Climate Council
Vermont’s House of Representatives passed a bill that would implement a clean heat standard, as recommended by the state's Climate Council.
Vermont lawmakers are working on a bill that would implement a Clean Heat Standard in the state starting in 2024.
The Western Climate Initiative is one option the Vermont Climate Council will explore to replace TCI-P in its Climate Action Plan released in December.
Under Vermont's plans to ramp up EV adoption, gas tax revenue losses from light-duty cars could total $80 million in 2050, according to a new study.
With Northeast states backing out of joining TCI-P, states now have a major funding gap for their plans to clean up the transportation sector.
Transitioning to 100% ZEV sales in Vermont will be a challenge, as 85% of its passenger vehicle sales are currently higher-priced SUV and truck models.
The Vermont Climate Council voted 19-4 to adopt an Initial Climate Action Plan with the expectation that it will update it next year.
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Consultants to the Vermont Climate Council modeled GHG emission reductions based on proposed actions from the council’s Cross-sector Mitigation Subcommittee.
Semiconductor manufacturer GlobalFoundries wants to procure its own electricity from ISO-NE and be exempt from the Vermont's renewable energy standard.
The Vermont Climate Council heard recommendations on how to reduce emissions for the electricity, thermal and transportation sectors.
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