Vermont Public Service Board

In community meetings, NorthStar makes its pitch

The company’s CEO has been talking with Windham County leaders about plans to clean up Vermont Yankee.

Public Service Department backs sale of TransCanada dams

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.”

Tribe wants say in Vermont Yankee sale

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.

Climate caucus seeks reconsideration of pipeline’s permit

The request comes after officials at the Public Service Department, which endorsed the project, said they act based on legislative direction.

Vermont Yankee sale review attracts a crowd

The state attorney general and Agency of Natural Resources are two of the eight entities that have requested permission to intervene as the Vermont Public Service Board scrutinizes plans to sell the nuclear plant to a New York company.

Ian Baldwin: Oil and the future of Vermont’s energy goals

Analysts now expect the oil supply-demand equation to balance and end the glut in 2017, in effect bringing a calm. A calm before the storm.

State schedules Vermont Yankee sale hearing

VERNON – State officials have set a date for the first public hearing on the proposed sale of Vermont Yankee. The Public Service Board’s hearing is scheduled for 7 p.m. March 14 at Vernon Elementary School, 381 Governor Hunt Road in Vernon. The hearing will be preceded at 6 p.m. by a public informational session […]

Regional planners oppose Swanton Wind

The Northwest Regional Planning Commission said the project “did not conform to the 2015 regional plan.”

Legitimacy of new net metering rules questioned

They went into effect without the usual vetting by the Legislature. The chair of the committee that reviews rules says the Public Service Board may have overstepped.

State wants public input on Vermont Yankee sale

The Public Service Board’s schedule for reviewing the transaction calls for two public hearings in Vernon – a response to those who had lobbied for more opportunities for comment.

Former state official bows out of Vermont Yankee case

Elizabeth Miller won’t be working for Entergy as the company seeks to sell the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant.

Lawmakers scrutinize planned FairPoint sale

The buyer of FairPoint Communications wants to complete the sale within six months. The companies face questions about customer service and union relations.

Regulators investigating FairPoint’s phone system

The investigation focuses on an outage from Jan. 5, 2016.

Former state regulator now an Entergy ally

Some activists are concerned that a former state commissioner could exert undue influence as an attorney supporting the sale of Vermont Yankee.