Town Energy Plans
In 2017, Gov. Phil Scott created a Vermont Climate Action Commission to recommend actions to meet Vermont's greenhouse gas and clean energy goals. Here is the Commission's report.
In 2011, Vermont adopted a goal for the state of having 90 percent of all statewide energy come from renewable sources by the year 2050. Click for a two-page summary.
What would Norwich's contribution look like? Here’s a rough plan from 2012 for the town to meet that target: Norwich 90% Energy Plan.
The official Norwich Town Plan, developed by the Planning Commission with extensive input from town committees and residents and approved by the Selectboard, has a thorough Energy chapter.
An initial greenhouse gas inventory, developed by resident Eva Rosenbloom as part of her graduate coursework, provides a good orientation to the scale of emissions from municipal operations.