Vermont Law School energy report presents sustainable paths to increase use of woody biomass while protecting Vermont forests

News Release — Vermont Law School Aug. 31, 2015 Contact: Maryellen Apelquist, Director of Communications, Vermont Law School office: 802-831-1228, cell: 802-299-5593, [email protected] SOUTH ROYALTON, Vt., Aug. 31, 2015––The Institute for Energy and the Environment (IEE) at Vermont Law School today released a report titled “Woody Biomass: The Path Toward a Sustainable Use of Vermont’s […]

VEC issues Aug. 17 peak alert – encourages members to conserve energy

News Release — VEC Aug. 16, 2015 Contacts: Andrea Cohen Cell Phone: 802-696-9036 [email protected] Johnson, VT- Vermont Electric Cooperative (VEC) is once again encouraging its members to conserve energy on Monday August 17 between the hours of 1 pm and 6 pm when demand for electricity is expected to spike as a result of high […]

Vermont Gas Systems announces rate decrease

News Release — Vermont Gas Systems August 6, 2015 Contact: Beth Parent, Corporate Communications Manager (802)865-1460; (802) 578-2776 [email protected]   SOUTH BURLINGTON – Nearly 50,000 Vermont Gas customers will see their natural gas bills go down this month. The company announced today a rate decrease of 0.26% goes into effect this month for residential customers. The company provides natural […]

Swanton Wind Fair is Aug. 22

News Release — Swanton Wind Fair July 27, 2015 Contact: Christine Lang 802-528-5242 Swanton Wind Fair – August 22, 2015 Rocky Ridge Road, Swanton, Vermont Considering Appropriate Sites for Industrial Wind Turbines The Swanton Wind Fair is part of an ongoing effort to offer information and engage citizens in discussions about appropriate siting of Industrial […]

GMP partners with Rutland Women’s Shelter to help save money and increase comfort with eHome

News Release — Green Mountain Power July 22, 2015 Contact: Kristin Carlson 802-229-8200   RUTLAND — Green Mountain Power today announced that it has partnered with the Rutland County Women’s Network & Shelter to help the organization get more energy efficient, save money and provide more comfortable living arrangements for its clients through the GMP eHome program. “Helping […]

Donn Welton: Who truly decides on wind project sitings?

The short answer seems to be that the Public Service Board decides where such privately owned industrial plants are placed, but this would be incorrect.

GMP & NRG EVgo open new fast charging network in Vermont

News Release — Green Mountain Power and NRG EVgo June 9, 2015 Contact: Kristin Carlson, Green Mountain Power, (802) 229-8200 Jeremy Desel, NRG EVgo, (281) 407-1252 First “Freedom Station” opens in Rutland as Part of First Comprehensive EV Charging Network in Vermont to Help Drivers Reduce Fossil Fuel & Save Money RUTLAND, VT – Green […]

Vermont Electric Cooperative receives $2.1M from FEMA

News Release — Vermont Congressional Delegation June 5, 2015 Contacts: David Carle (Leahy): 202-224-3693 Michael Briggs (Sanders): 202-228-6492 Bob Rogan (Welch): 202-225-4115 Lisa Morris (VEC): 802-730-4399 Grant is for Clean-Up Efforts from the December 2014 Storm (FRIDAY, June 5, 2015) – Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Representative Peter Welch (D-Vt.) Friday […]

Stowe voters approve solar

Editor’s note: This article is by Tommy Gardner of the Stowe Reporter, in which it was first published June 4, 2015. The Stowe Electric Department had to work fast to sell ratepayers on a solar power facility before time ran out. It succeeded, and now it has plenty of time to slow down and figure […]

Solar tours announced for June 20 statewide

News Release — Renewable Energy Vermont May 28, 2015 Contact: Ansley Bloomer Renewable Energy Vermont [email protected] 802-595-0723 Montpelier, VT – May 28, 2015 – Solar projects in communities throughout Vermont will be open for public tours the third Saturday in June. “Celebrate Solar Tours” will take place across the state on Saturday, June 20, the […]

LincolnRNG files petition for CPG to operate a renewable natural gas plant

News Release — Lincoln Renewable Natural Gas May 11, 2015 Contact: Dan Smith (802) 229-2092 phone [email protected] email Lincoln Renewable Natural Gas, LLC (LincolnRNG) today filed a petition with the Vermont Public Service Board for a Certificate of Public Good to construct and operate a renewable natural gas plant. The LincolnRNG plant would produce the renewable […]

Northern Power Systems reports quarterly distributed turbine orders double

News Release — Northern Power Systems May 12, 2015 Contact: Northern Power Systems Corp. Ciel R. Caldwell +1-857-209-3606 Chief Financial Officer [email protected] BARRE, Vt.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Northern Power Systems Corp. (TSX:NPS), a next generation renewable energy technology company, today announced financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2015. “Reconciliation of GAAP net loss to non-GAAP […]

Vermont Electric Cooperative announces election results

News Release — Vermont Electric Coop May 2, 2015 Contact: Lisa Morris, Cell: 802-730-4399 [email protected] Johnson – The results of Vermont Electric Cooperative’s (VEC) annual election were announced at the Annual Meeting of the Membership on Saturday, May 9, 2015 at Jay Peak Resort. A total of 2,972 members cast their ballots for five ballot […]

Vermont Gas Systems partners on renewable natural gas project

News Release May 12, 2015 Media Contact: Beth Parent, Corporate Communications Manager, Vermont Gas Systems PH: (802) 865-1460 / (802) 578-2776 [email protected] Renewable gas helps Vermont agriculture and yields environmental benefits South Burlington, Vt. – A pioneering renewable natural gas project in Salisbury, Vermont – which will convert organic waste and cow manure to pipeline-quality […]

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