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National Grid says it would use an existing transmission corridor, although expanded right of way access is needed at the northern end. The line would carry hydro- and wind-generated power.
Coolidge Solar in Ludlow and Cavendish will benefit the state and not have “undue adverse impacts,” the PSB said. It will be four times the size of the biggest solar array currently operating.
The Elnu Abenaki and the Abenaki Nation of Missisquoi can serve as intervenors in the Public Service Board’s review of the nuclear plant’s proposed sale.
Despite a detailed 2014 assessment of the Vermont Yankee site, state officials say they don’t have enough information about nonradiological contamination at the nuclear plant.
Hinesburg residents appealed a decision that allowed Vermont Gas Systems to use the power of eminent domain to build a pipeline under a town park. The work is just weeks from completion.
The bill was spurred by President Donald Trump’s proposed budget, which features dramatic cuts to an array of government functions including energy-efficiency standards on appliances.
The company’s CEO has been talking with Windham County leaders about plans to clean up Vermont Yankee.
The department says Great River Hydro’s purchase of 13 hydroelectric stations on the Connecticut and Deerfield rivers “will promote the general good of the state.”
VERNON – Because of the winter storm predicted for Tuesday, state officials have canceled a public hearing that day regarding the proposed sale of Vermont Yankee. The Public Service Board’s hearing, which had been scheduled for 7 p.m. at Vernon Elementary School, has not yet been rescheduled. Tuesday’s meeting would have been the first of […]
A legislative committee determined that regulators overstepped with a new rule on net metering. Now the PSB will say how it plans to respond, while lawmakers consider an end-run.
The Public Service Board’s proposed rules are a significant reduction from the current limits and even from a “discussion draft” released in January.
The Elnu Abenaki Tribe, saying the area sits on “culturally significant homelands,” filed to intervene in a state review of the nuclear plant’s proposed purchase.
After receiving multiple requests, Nuclear Regulatory Commission officials have agreed to come and take questions about the Vernon plant’s proposed license transfer.
The deal includes six Connecticut River hydro stations – Moore, Comerford, McIndoe, Wilder, Bellows Falls and Vernon. And seven more properties on the Deerfield River. In all, the dams generate 560 megawatts of power.