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Rutland Herald: Two more solar projects planned for city

Nov 08, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from the Rutland Herald. By Gordon Dritschilo. November 7, 2013. Two undeveloped land parcels will add more than 3 megawatts to Rutland’s solar capacity under projects proposed by a Boston-based developer.

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VPR: Lawmakers Weigh Local Control Vs. State Energy Needs

Oct 31, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from VPR. By John Dillon. October 30, 2013. Vermont lawmakers are struggling with how best to give local communities a voice when big energy projects are planned for their towns.

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Burlington Free Press: Town listers become next arbiter in Vermont’s debate over wind

Oct 28, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from the Burlington Free Press. By Terri Hallenbeck. October 27, 2013. GEORGIA — For the first nine months that the Georgia Mountain wind turbines whirred from the mountaintop across the road from their home, Melodie and Scott McLane could find few people to acknowledge that the sound was bothersome.

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WCAX: Vermont wind farm blows down home values

Oct 16, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from WCAX. By Alexei Rubenstein. October 15, 2013. GEORGIA, Vt. – Scott and Melodie McLane own 15 acres on the north side of Georgia Mountain. “It’s just the perfect place,” Scott said. Up until last year, they thought of it as their little piece of paradise.

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Seven Days: Too Much of a Good Thing? Inside Vermont’s Solar Standoff

Oct 10, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from Seven Days. By Kathryn Flagg. October 9, 2013. Vermonters have embraced renewable power faster and with more gusto than anyone in the state ever anticipated. That’s brought increased energy independence to some but ironically has put others in “a bit of a purgatory,” as one solar installer describes it.

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Rutland Herald: Rutland Town to take stand against solar

Oct 10, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from the Rutland Hearld. By Courtney Parker. October 10, 2013. In response to a sudden influx of solar project proposals, Rutland Town has decided to amend the town plan with a new regulation for large solar panels. 

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VPR: Eden Gauges Residents’ Opinion On Wind Towers

Oct 08, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from VPR. By Amy Kolb Noyes. October 8, 2013. Taxpayers in Eden are getting a little something extra along with their property tax bills this month. The tax bill envelopes also include a two-page wind tower survey.

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Vermont Biz: Vermont Electric Co-op seeks approval to resume net metering

Oct 03, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from Vermont Biz. October 2, 2013. Vermont Electric Cooperative (VEC) filed a tariff request with the Vermont Public Service Board (PSB) Tuesday seeking approval to resume net metering installations. But Renewable Energy Vermont opposes the new VEC plan. Net metering enables consumers to generate renewable electricity and receive credits to offset electric utility bills. 

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