Green Mountain Power claims that its complex of industrial wind turbines on Lowell Mountain prevents the emission of greenhouse gases. GMP claims that each megawatt of power that the turbines put on the grid replaces dirtier electricity and prevents the release of 0.4 tons of CO2 into the atmosphere. Here are the calculations that show […]
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Reposted from VPR. By Charlotte Albright. January 15, 2014. A vote against a wind energy project proposed for Seneca Mountain, near Island Pond, is raising questions about the developer’s next steps.
Reposted from the Burlington Free Press. By Terri Hallenbeck. December 5, 2013. MONTPELIER — Nearly a year after the Lowell wind turbines began producing electricity, opponents were still fighting the project — this time taking their case to the state Supreme Court on Thursday.
Reposted from The Manchester Journal. By Brandon Canevari. November 25, 2013. TOWNSHEND – Tears welled up in Larry Lorusso’s eyes and his voice began to crack as he spoke about the environmental impacts the Hoosac wind project has had since it first went online last year.
Reposted from the Burlington Free Press. By Terri Hallenbeck. October 31, 2013 By 2019, two 6-inch-wide cables would extend 150 miles from Quebec under Lake Champlain and across land to Ludlow, carrying 1,000 megawatts of hydro-electric power, according to an announcement Wednesday by TDI New England.
Reposted from the VT Digger. By Anne Galloway. November 19, 2013. The Hardwick Electric Department board voted on Nov. 13 to accept an additional 125 kilowatts of renewable power from small scale net metering projects or 2 percent more than the previous net metering cap, according to a press release from the utility.