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Power import plan runs into grid capacity limits

A plan to bring electricity through Vermont to southern New England is hitting a snag: There isn’t enough room on the grid. That could require in-state renewable generators like Lowell to cut output.

Rutland landlord adds to holdings, plans ‘co-working’ space

Mark Foley Jr. is acquiring two properties that have been vacant for about a year. One of them is next to Green Mountain Power’s Energy Innovation Center.

Renewables, efficiency will gain steam, say energy execs

Efforts to boost conservation and renewable energy will succeed despite opposition from President Trump and Congress, said Green Mountain Power CEO Mary Powell and others at a conference.

Green Mountain Power Teams Up with Freedom Nissan to give customers $10,000 off Leaf purchases

News Release — Green Mountain Power June 5, 2017 Contact: Kristin Carlson 802-229-8200 [email protected] Green Mountain Power Teams Up with Freedom Nissan to give customers $10,000 off Leaf purchases Reduce emissions and lower your transportation costs with 2017 Nissan Leaf Colchester, VT – Green Mountain Power (GMP) customers who bring their energy statements and a […]

Green Mountain Power Launches Smart Water Heater Program

eSmartwater program is 0.99 cents per month for an Aquanta water heater controller and Nest Learning Thermostat to reduce customers’ overall energy costs

Public invited to tour Kingdom Community Wind this summer

News Release — Green Mountain Power May 19, 2017 Contact: Dorothy Schnure 802-655-8418 [email protected] Colchester – Green Mountain Power is again offering its popular free public tours of the 21-turbine Kingdom Community Wind project in Lowell, Vermont, during June, July and August. Registration is open for Vermonters and out-of-state visitors to experience a working wind […]

All power restored after Friday windstorm; cleanup continues

More than 20,000 people lost power around the state, with Rutland one of the hardest-hit areas. The mayor’s house had a tree land on the roof.

GMP Crews Work Through the Night to Restore Power to 15,000

Kristin Carlson, Green Mountain Power 802-229-8200 [email protected] For Immediate Release: May 6, 2017 GMP Crews Work Through the Night to Restore Power to 15,000 Wind Storm Caused Significant Damage, External Crews arriving to help with restoration expected to go through Sunday RUTLAND, Vt. – Green Mountain Power crews worked through the night to restore power […]

Updated: Utility crews converge on Rutland region after intense surprise windstorm

The roughly 30-minute storm that kicked up around 4:30 p.m. Friday produced gusts in the city between 40 mph and 60 mph.

After Monday’s Major Thunderstorms in New York, GMP Crews Deploy to help Restore Power

News Release — Green Mountain Power May 2, 2017 Contact: Kristin Carlson, Green Mountain Power, (802) 229-8200 Colchester, Vt. – More than 54 Green Mountain Power lineworkers, supervisors, and mechanics are heading to Oneonta, New York area this afternoon to help restore power after strong thunderstorms hit the region Monday. GMP crews will work with […]

GMP seeks five percent increase

A company spokesperson said the rate request will be subject to a “robust regulatory review.”

GMP Ranked No. 10 for Most Energy Storage Installed in the Country by the Smart Electric Power Alliance

News Release — Green Mountain Power April 26, 2017 Contact: Kristin Carlson, Green Mountain Power 802-229-8200 K Kaufmann, Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) [email protected], 202-379-1637 Energy Storage key part of GMP’s Energy Transformation to help lower costs for Customers Colchester, Vt – Green Mountain Power was just named as part of a select group in […]

1 dead in accident at Deerfield Wind site

A worker died after the crane he was operating came into contact with high tension power lines at the wind project site in Searsburg.

Nominations sought for GMP-Zetterstrom Environmental Award

News Release — GMP April 14, 2017 Contact: Steve Costello (802) 793-4031 RUTLAND, VT….Seeking to recognize a leading Vermont environmentalist and honor the legacy of a legendary wildlife advocate, Green Mountain Power has called for nominations for the 2017 GMP-Zetterstrom Environmental Award. Presented annually and named for famed osprey advocate Meeri Zetterstrom of Milton, the […]