Vermont Electric Cooperative’s Christine Hallquist says she supports renewable energy, but doesn’t want her customers to shoulder a disproportionate share of the cost of bringing it onto the grid.
Cable giant Comcast says the Vermont Public Utility Commission overstepped its authority when it required the company to better support community access television.
Green Mountain Power has asked for a 4.98 percent increase in 2018.
News Release — Vermont Department of Public Service August 4, 2017 Contact: Clay Purvis 802-371-9655 [email protected] Vermont Department of Public Service Announces 2017 Round of Connectivity Grants Montpelier, Vermont – The Department of Public Service today announced $547,500 in grant awards to internet service providers to boost broadband internet speeds in seven rural Vermont communities. […]
News Release — Vermont Department of Public Service August 3, 2017 Contact: Carol Flint (802) 828-4009 [email protected] Vermont Department of Public Service Joins in Urging Congress to Expand Funding for Millions of Vulnerable Residents Montpelier, VT – Vermont’s Department of Public Service joined 35 other state consumer advocate agencies and attorney generals to urge members […]
The Public Utility Commission’s order says continuing the same level of investment will save money for all utility customers in the long run.
News Release — Vermont Department of Public Service June 30, 2017 Contact: Andrew Perchlik (802) 828-4017 [email protected] Vermont Sugar Makers Incentivized to Boil With Local Wood Pellets Montpelier – The Clean Energy Development Fund (CEDF) at the Public Service Department announced today the availability of an incentive program for Vermont’s sugar makers to install pellet […]
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.
Among other things, the Department of Public Service wants the state, not the developer, to choose the contractor that will measure compliance with noise limits.
If the buyer runs out of money to decommission the plant, “this would place public health, safety and the environment at risk,” according to the Public Service Department and the attorney general’s office.
Officials won’t object to NorthStar Group Services’ request to restrict public access to two Vermont Yankee decommissioning documents. But two organizations are protesting.
n omnibus energy bill is headed to the Senate floor in the waning days of the 2017 legislative session. The legislation, S.52, would change certain regulatory protocols for energy projects. In addition, the quasi-judicial Public Service Board, which approves utility rates and issues permits for projects, would be renamed the Public Utilities Commission. The bill […]
News Release — Vermont Department of Public Service April 10, 2017 Contact: Riley Allen, Deputy Commissioner (802) 828-4082 [email protected] Montpelier, VT – Today, the Vermont Department of Public Service (Department) has called on the Public Service Board (Board) to evaluate existing forms of utility regulation in light of emerging trends in the energy and utility […]
The regional plan is one of the first to be written under a state law that aims to give locales more say in where solar, wind and other projects are built.