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.
The nation’s largest solar energy installer says it filed required documents with the state of Vermont by email. State officials say they’ve received no such emails.
The Vermont Public Service Board will examine whether its regulatory processes are right for a changed world.
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.
State regulators have approved the sale of FairPoint Communications to an Illinois-based company that announced in December its intent to buy the phone and internet company. The Public Service Board, which regulates landline phone companies, issued its unanimous decision to approve the sale to Consolidated Communications Inc. on Monday evening. The board cited Consolidated’s settlement […]
Anthony Roisman has recused himself from reviewing the Vernon plant’s proposed sale. Roisman recently represented the state in Vermont Yankee matters.
Entergy and NorthStar Group Services want the Vermont Public Service Board to dismiss an anti-nuclear group’s objections regarding the plant’s proposed sale.
The change would downsize the Vernon nuclear plant’s protected area from 10.5 acres to 1.3 acres and save at least $1.2 million a month, Entergy says. Federal and state regulators are reviewing the request.
Anthony Roisman has fought a range of environmental cases in his long career, often involving energy or toxics. The governor had vowed to choose someone who would oppose ridgeline wind development.
The company was fined an additional $25,000 for violating the terms of an agreement with the state to protect threatened species.
Officials won’t object to NorthStar Group Services’ request to restrict public access to two Vermont Yankee decommissioning documents. But two organizations are protesting.
The board backed off somewhat from a stricter proposal before sending the new standards to legislators for review. Both supporters and opponents of wind power panned the rules.
The remaining question was whether to test inside the home of the woman who lodged the complaint, to see if noise levels might have been too high. The state decided there was no need.
NorthStar Group Services is asking for unusual protections for two documents related to decommissioning. But some people are raising concerns about transparency.