Don’t Miss the Annual Vermont Community Energy and Climate Action Conference

Don’t Miss the Annual Vermont Community Energy and Climate Action Conference

December 7, 2013   *    9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (Registration starts at 8 a.m.)
Lake Morey Inn in Fairlee, Vermont

This year’s VECAN conference is all about getting serious about climate action in Vermont by strengthening partnerships and advancing total energy solutions.

Designed to inspire, support and grow the statewide network of town energy committees and other energy-ambitious Vermonters, the one-day conference emphasizes clean energy and climate action strategies that can be implemented locally. Workshops and roundtables will address energy efficiency, transportation, renewable energy, legislative, coalition-building and other essential solutions needed to meet Vermont’s energy and climate goals.


Specifically, the conference includes:

  • 14 workshops on topics ranging from community solar and energy efficiency to the legislative look forward and building powerful alliances;
  • Roundtable forums focused on expanding and strengthening the partnerships among community-based organizations and key players on climate and clean energy solutions.
  • An inspiring keynote speaker, May Boeve, Executive Director of — an organization working around the world to build a global, grassroots movement to solve the climate crisis.
  • A plenary conversation with leaders of some of Vermont’s most pivotal players in the climate conversation — all of whom are working in diverse arenas to take meaningful action on climate and energy issues.
  • Exhibits and information from dozens of renewable energy, energy efficiency, transportation and clean energy experts and advocates;
  • Fantastic networking opportunities;
  • An amazing, largely local lunch.

Cost for the day is $30 if you register before Nov. 22, $40 after Nov. 22. Check out for all the details, mark your calendar and plan to attend!

All hands on deck are needed to realize a renewable energy future! Don’t miss the opportunity to help create the synergy needed between local efforts and state action.  Join us on December 7 and please help spread the word!