The CCRPC is committed to working with our communities and regional partners toward the goal of getting to 90% renewable by 2050 and reduce total energy consumption by one third by 2050. We assist towns with drafting the energy element of their town plans. Addressing energy in the town plan involves an analysis of energy usage, identifying potential efficiency opportunities, which includes focusing on land use and transportation strategies, and identifying potential renewable energy resources. As a regional organization, we also regularly convene local energy committees to provide information and networking events. Additionally, we work collaboratively with Drive Electric Vermont to promote the widespread adoption of electric vehicles and electric vehicle infrastructure.



Getting Started with Electric Vehicles Webinar | Watch the Video Recording » | State RPCs and Green Mountain Power hosted a webinar on 9/21/21 to offer an overview on electric vehicles and the rebates available to make switching to EV driving easier.

Drive Electric Vermont » | Drive Electric Vermont is a statewide public-private partnership of policy makers, industry leaders, and ordinary citizens accelerating transportation electrification in the green mountain state. 

Electric Vehicle Fleet Case Studies » | Prepared by VEIC
This report provides an introduction to EVs and real-world results from their applications in Vermont.

Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment Infrastructure Planning Study: Phase I » | Prepared by VEIC
This planning study discusses current and future adoption of EVs in Vermont, the type of charging currently available, and how to increase EV infrastructure in the future. 

Electric Vehicle Equipment Location Prioritization Technical Report Phase II » | Prepared by VEIC
This technical report examines a series of factors related to potential demand for public charging locations and provides a listing of suggested charging locations to further explore with property owners. 

Electric Vehicle Charging Station Guidebook: Planning for Installation and Operation » | Prepared by VEIC
The guidebook contains best practices for locating new charging stations on properties, equipment specifications for various applications, and navigating state and community permitting processes.

Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment Model Bylaw Language » | Prepared by VEIC
Model municipal development regulation language necessary to clarify permitting requirements for new electric vehicle charging installations and support the ongoing development of this infrastructure.


Clean Heating & Cooling Guide » | This consumers’ guide was developed by the Clean Energy States Alliance, a national nonprofit organization, to inform consumers about the benefits of clean heating and cooling technologies.


Chittenden County Energy Data Webinar | Watch the Video Recording » | Review the Data » | The CCRPC hosted an energy data webinar on August 31, 2020.

Chittenden County Regional Energy Plan »The CCRPC developed a focused Regional Energy Plan to advance the State’s Comprehensive Energy Plan’s climate and energy goals while also being consistent with municipal and regional land use plans.

Energy Planning & Implementation Guidebook for Vermont Communities »


For more information or to be added to the energy distribution list, please contact Melanie Needle, CCRPC Senior Planner, at (802) 846-4490 x 127.