Recent Announcements

August 30, 2017 - Request for Proposals: Windham County Low-income Residential Pellet Heating Program

The CEDF released a request for proposals (RFP) to create and administer a program  that will serve low-income residential Vermonters in Windham County to install pellet heating systems.

Proposals are due by September 27, 2017. Please see the RFP for details.

Answers to the questions received regarding the RFP are in this Q&A pdf.

Proposals should include a budget worksheet using this Excel file. Please let know if you wish to submit a proposal but can not access/use the Excel file.

July 19, 2017 - CED Board Approves the CEDF's Annual Plan & Budget for Fiscal Year 2018

TheAnnual Plan and Budget for fiscal year 2018 has been approved by the Clean Energy Development Board.


June 30, 2017 - Incentives for Pellet Fired Sap Evaporators Announced.

  • Press Release Announcing the Incentives
  • The incentive will be offered as a rebate on the purchase and installation of new pellet or wood chip-fired evaporators. The rebate will be $200/sq. ft of evaporator pan, up to a maximum of $20,000.
  • Incentive applications and program information available at:


June 19, 2017 - Vermont Clean Energy Industry Report Released

A steady increase in the clean energy job market is detailed in the 2017 Clean Energy Industry Report released today the Clean Energy Development Fund (CEDF). The number of Vermonters working in the clean energy sector increased by 1,366 since last year, a 29 percent increase since 2013.  The report states that there are over 19,000 Vermonters employed in clean energy, 12,000 of which are full time jobs. With one in every 16 workers - or about six percent of the State's workforce - now part of the clean energy economy, Vermont has the highest number of per capita clean energy workers of any U.S. state.

Press Release: Vermont Clean Energy Industry Continues Strong Job Growth

Download the Report: 2017 Vermont Clean Energy Industry Report

Download a Two Page Summary of the 2017 VT Clean Energy Industry Report


September 28, 2016       New Solar Guide for Vermonters

  • Vermonter's Guide to Residential Solar (2016)
    • There are many ways to build and finance a solar PV system, and navigating these options can be challenging. This new guide aims to help homeowners decide whether it makes sense for them to go solar, and if so, how. The guide, “A Vermonter’s Guide to Residential Solar,” was written by the Clean Energy States Alliance (CESA) for the Vermont Public Service Department. It is divided into sections so that readers can refer to relevant information at different points in the decision making and installation process.
    • Press Release




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