energy

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 http://iesvermont.com/ 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 […]

SunCommon celebrates innovative solar partnership with Northeast Kingdom

News Release — SunCommon May 12, 2015 Contact: Ellen Gershun, SunCommon Solar Community Organizer [email protected] 802-560-5182   ST JOHNSBURY, Vermont – Celebrating St. Johnsbury’s commitment to innovation, SunCommon announced its arrival in the Northeast Kingdom on Tuesday by bringing clean, affordable and accessible solar energy options to local residents. Business leaders, local officials, SunCommon staff, […]

Vermont Gas: Customers pay far less for natural gas than for propane, heating oil

For Immediate Release May 8, 2015 Media Contact Beth Parent, Corporate Communications Manager, Vermont Gas Systems PH: (802) 865-1460 / (802) 578-2776 [email protected] Company will bring clean, affordable energy to more Vermonters South Burlington, Vt. – The natural gas pipeline that will connect Chittenden and Addison Counties will create significant benefit to new and existing […]

Melissa Cronin: Agricultural implications of a carbon tax

A carbon tax in Vermont would help promote local food while paving the way for broader environmental regulations at a national level.

Karl Meyer: A river preserved in plastic

Had agencies and watchdog groups taken responsibility years back for protecting spawning sturgeon at that Rock Dam Pool below FirstLight’s dam, native migratory fish and the river ecosystem would be in a far better place today.

Guy Page: The region’s power mix

With renewable growth slow, Vermont and New England must retain diverse power sources.

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