BED Energy Assistance Program

BED continues to focus on supporting our customers who have experienced financial hardships and reminds our customers about the availability of our Energy Assistance Program. This program provides a 12.5 percent discount for eligible participating customers.

Lower Your Bill

The best way to lower your bill is to understand how your home is currently using electricity. Your online account can show you how your usage varies from month to month, day to day, and even in 15-minute increments so you can figure out the best way to start saving.


Net Zero Energy Podcast

The City of Burlington, Vermont’s goal is to reduce, and eventually eliminate, fossil fuel usage. In this podcast series, Burlington’s Director of Sustainability Jennifer Green and her guests will be sharing ways we can all reduce our energy usage for heating, driving, and everything else we plug in.

UVM Sustainability | Elizabeth Palchak

Elizabeth Palchak, Director of Sustainability at UVM, joined us to talk about UVM’s efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through decarbonization, operations, govern and people, and academics. She reports on UVM’s goals on carbon neutrality by 2030 and the recent launch of the Sustainable Solutions Lab to solve the big sustainability questions ahead of us.

Local Motion | Christina Erickson

Christina Erickson, Executive Director with Local Motion, joins us to talk about the 25-year history of the organization, the Bike Ferry and the bridge over the Winooski River, their state-wide advocacy work, advocating for Safe Routes to School Program including a call for more crossing guards, and more.

Potties With Purpose | Thor Retzlaff

Thor Retzlaff of Wasted joins us for a frank and fascinating discussion about how his company’s portable toilet rentals are making the most of human waste. Circular sanitation converts it into fertilizer that is used by local farmers and reduces our carbon footprint.

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