Customers who opt to pay a premium will help underwrite the cost. The company had to come up with the plan as a condition of the permit for its recently completed pipeline extension.
The would-be buyer of Vermont Yankee has agreed to talks in an effort to address the tribe’s worries about excavation, cleanup and restoration of part of its ancestral homeland.
Entergy and NorthStar, which wants to buy the Vernon plant, are seeking to keep detailed financial information confidential. The Public Utility Commission is reviewing the matter.
Cable giant Comcast says the Vermont Public Utility Commission overstepped its authority when it required the company to better support community access television.
The Vermont Supreme Court says utility regulators set a tighter deadline than they should have during their review.
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.
NorthStar Group Services has signed a contract for preliminary work it says could hasten decommissioning and save $12 million. Regulators have not yet approved the sale.
Regulators issued a revised schedule that postpones a public meeting four months, to early January. Officials say the delay is necessary due to a time-consuming discovery process.
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.