A company trying to build two projects in town says the draft document, which could eventually give the municipality more say in siting, has flaws that risk a lawsuit.
The mere threat of a tariff has already cast a cloud of uncertainty on the economic outlook for solar companies.
A Connecticut company is proposing 20-megawatt installations in Bennington, Rutland and Windham counties. Only one array that large has been approved in Vermont, but it hasn’t been built.
News Release — Green Lantern August 24, 2017 Contact: Ralph Meima, Director of Development [email protected] Cell: 802 380-1029 Green Lantern, the Waterbury-based renewable energy developer, is excited to announce that a Certificate of Public Good (CPG) from the Vermont Public Utility Commission has been approved, and that plans to build and sell ownership shares in a […]
The Vermont Supreme Court says utility regulators set a tighter deadline than they should have during their review.
Solar installers are buying up panels ahead of a possible tariff decision.
The town’s attorney recommends continuing to fight one project, but not opposing another proposed by the same developer.
The developer has hired a canvasser to conduct a door-to-door survey of local support for the solar arrays proposed in Bennington.
The company has offered a revised site plan and $200,000 if the town drops its opposition. Nearby residents say officials should continue the fight to avoid setting a precedent about ignoring town plans.
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.
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.
Bennington County is the first in Vermont with an energy plan for siting wind, solar and other projects.
Construction is slated to begin next month on a 5.7-megawatt solar array in Grand Isle that will be the largest in the state that’s selling its energy within Vermont, according to the developer. Gregg Beldock, CEO of Shelburne-based Bullrock Corp., said at least one larger solar installation has received a permit in Vermont, but he […]
Net-metering credits are expected to save $25,000 to $30,000 a year for Southwestern Vermont Medical Center and the town. A third project is to benefit Mount Snow resort.