State Steps Up Energy Efficiency, Albeit Slowly

Vermont utility regulators have approved a three-year budget for the statewide energy efficiency utility program that calls for gradual growth and increases electric rates in each of those years by less than 1 percent.

Rutland Competition Rewards Energy Efficiency

Rutland officials are kicking off a countywide competition to encourage energy efficiency. The competition offers $10,000 rewards to towns that show the greatest percentage of home energy improvements and the highest average energy savings per home.