Regulators agreed with opponents’ argument that it would have detracted from the view from atop the mountain in Charlotte, where a popular state park is located.
Regulators issued a revised schedule that postpones a public meeting four months, to early January. Officials say the delay is necessary due to a time-consuming discovery process.
The Public Utility Commission is trying to determine whether the pipeline was buried deep enough in Addison County.
The Public Utility Commission’s order says continuing the same level of investment will save money for all utility customers in the long run.
The company has a contract with NorthStar Group Services Inc. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, though NorthStar has said the decommissioning tasks AREVA is performing could cost more than $75 million.
The New England Coalition wants to intervene in a federal review of the plant’s proposed sale, arguing the buyer does not have a good handle on radiological contamination.
The 5 megawatt project – once the biggest proposed in the state – will qualify as net-metered due to special legislative language. Towns, schools and colleges will be customers.
The nation’s largest solar energy installer says it filed required documents with the state of Vermont by email. State officials say they’ve received no such emails.
Bennington County is the first in Vermont with an energy plan for siting wind, solar and other projects.
A wooden bulkhead failed at the century-old dam, which is one of 13 hydroelectric stations that Great River Hydro bought from TransCanada this spring.
Federal regulators determined the cross-country shipping of radioactive water doesn’t pose undue risk, including to the truck drivers.
The Vermont Public Service Board will examine whether its regulatory processes are right for a changed world.
The Public Service Board will get a new name July 1, when it will become Vermont’s Public Utility Commission. The board is a three-person quasi-judicial body that regulates the state’s utility providers, including electric, gas, telecommunications and private water companies. The board also oversees regulations on new and existing energy plants, such as hydroelectric dams, […]
Vermont Gas Systems deviated from its permit by burying the line as little as 3 feet deep, says the Department of Public Service. The DPS says it meets safety standards but wants to know what happened.