Vermont Department of Public Service announces Connectivity grants

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. […]



Vermont Department of Public Service urges Congress to expand assistance housing funds

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 […]









Legislation renames Public Service Board

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 […]



Vermont Department of Public Service Seeks Review of Vermont Utility Rate Regulation

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 […]