Energy

Fuel Line Newsletter 3/27/20

Vermont is under a three week shut down. All non-essential business must cease operations. Governor Phil Scott authorized the Stay Home, Stay Safe order on Wednesday night and the directive will be in effect until April 15. Businesses that provide “fuel products and supply” are considered essential. Businesses that are responding to a heat or hot water emergency Read More…

Business & Economics Energy Health

A Message from VFDA

VFDA is focused on the health and safety of the employees and customers of Vermont’s energy providers. The men and women that provide fuel and service for heat and hot water are providing an essential service. We are in contact with Vermont Emergency Management, the Public Service Department, the Department of Motor Vehicles and the Read More…

Energy

Fuel Line Newsletter 3/13/20

COVID-19 Concerns In response to the COVID-19 coronavirus, Governor Phil Scott activated the emergency operations center this week. While Vermont’s price-gouging law allows the Governor to declare a market emergency, that has not happened. In a press conference on Thursday, Attorney General TJ Donovan said his office has not heard of complaints about local companies Read More…

Energy Statehouse

Fuel Line Newsletter 3/6/20

Town Meeting Results Growing pressure from rising costs and declining enrollments led to the rejection of school budgets in nine school districts on Tuesday. Nine municipal budgets were also defeated on Town Meeting Day. In Vermont’s largest city, the Progressive Party flipped two seats and seized the majority on Burlington’s City Council. And in South Read More…

Energy

Fuel Line Newsletter 2/21/20

GWS Advances Legislation that opens the state of Vermont up to lawsuits if it doesn’t reduce carbon emissions passed by a vote of 105 to 37 on Thursday. The  “Global Warming Solutions” proposal will spend just shy of a $1 million over the next two years designing a “Climate Action Plan.” The legislation mandates a reduction in greenhouse Read More…

Energy

2020 Vermont Tank Rebate Program Launch

When: Thursday, February 20 at 4pm Where: Montpelier Room, Capitol Plaza Hotel  Approximately half of Vermont homes rely on fuel oil for heat and hot water. Vermont’s fuel oil tank inspection regulations ensure that this fuel is delivered safely. VFDA, the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources, the National Oilheat Research Alliance (NORA), oilheat providers and Read More…

Energy

Fuel Line Newsletter 2/14/20

GWS Advances In a 7-2 vote, the House Energy Committee passed “Global Warming Solutions” legislation. The proposal will spend just shy of a $1 million over the next two years designing a “Climate Action Plan.” The measure has the support of nearly 90 lawmakers and is expected to pass the full House next week. The legislation Read More…