Reposted from The Rutland Herald. Tuesday May 21, 2013 In theory, anybody can put up a solar collector and make electricity. In practice, according to representatives of Green Mountain Power, 80 percent of people can’t.
Reposted from Brattleboro Reformer. Friday May 17, 2013 The current proposal to install approximately 40 wind turbines on the east ridge of the town of Windham is not only a violation of the democratically vetted and voted town plan, it also devastates the environment, undermines the economic security of our citizens, undercuts the increasing use of [...]
Reposted from the Bennington Banner. Wednesday May 15, 2013 CONVERSE COUNTY, Wyo. (AP) — The Obama administration has never fined or prosecuted a wind farm for killing eagles and other protected bird species, shielding the industry from liability and helping keep the scope of the deaths secret, an Associated Press investigation has found.
Reposted from VT Digger. Editor’s note: This op-ed is by Walter Cudnohufsky, a landscape architect and land planner, and landscape artist. He has served on the Ashfield (Mass.) Planning Board and Wind Advisory Committee.
Reposted from Burlington Free Press. “It’s not easy being green.” Those immortal words spoken by Kermit the Frog keep running through my brain. Over the last few years the environmental concept of being green has been turned upside down here in Vermont.
Last week I sent you an email alerting you to the launch of our Power Up Program, or PUP for short. Through PUP we are providing homeowners with the option to purchase solar systems at rates similar to their existing monthly utility bill. We’re doing this by combining the power of net-metering, group buying, and low [...]