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Update from the State House #2015-2: RESET Costs Unknown, Siting Problems Persist

Mar 06, 2015 No Comments by

H.40 Will Repeal SPEED and Enact RESET In our previous update, we described the questions of legitimacy that surround Vermont’s SPEED program. These questions resulted in the creation of H.40, a House bill that would repeal SPEED and establish a new energy program, called RESET. We noted that we support the repeal of SPEED, but […]

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Update from the State House #2015-1: H. 40/S. 51 to RESET Renewable Targets

Feb 19, 2015 No Comments by

Bill calls for renewable portfolio standard, but fails to address Vermont’s destructive energy siting practices. A bill has been introduced in both the Vermont House (H.40) and Senate (the identical bill is S.51) to repeal the much-maligned SPEED program and replace it with a new energy program called RESET.

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Burlington Free Press: Hydropower Line Proposed

Nov 22, 2013 No Comments by

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.

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Energize Vermont Appeals Lowell Stormwater Permits to Vermont Supreme Court

Oct 30, 2013 No Comments by

Energize Vermont Appeals Lowell Stormwater Permits to Vermont Supreme Court Decision Has Significant Impacts On Future of All Development in Vermont FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Download as PDF) October 30, 2013 Contact: Lukas B. Snelling (802) 778-0660 Email: luke@energizevermont.org RUTLAND, VT – Non-profit energy advocacy group Energize Vermont, along with neighbors of the Lowell wind project, announced […]

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VPR: Shumlin Explores More Power From Hydro Quebec

Sep 10, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from VPR. By Bob Kinzel. September 9, 2013. Governor Peter Shumlin says it might be possible to funnel the power through Vermont without building large new transmission lines.

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Bennington Banner: Benefits of solar power discussed at Rotary meeting

Aug 19, 2013 No Comments

Reposted from the Bennington Banner. By Elizabeth Conkey. August 17, 2013. BENNINGTON — Bennington Rotarians were treated to a presentation Friday by Executive Director of Energize Vermont Luke Snelling, who discussed the pros and cons of various renewable energy solutions.

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VT Digger: Issue of sustaining net metering projects beyond 4 percent cap generates legal debate

Jul 25, 2013 1 Comment

Reposted from the VT Digger. By Andrew Stein. July 24, 2013. Follow Andrew on Twitter @andrewcstein The question of whether some rural utilities should finance small renewable energy projects has taken a nosedive into the realm of legal ambiguity.

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Barton Chronicle: History could be key to Barton hydro

Jul 18, 2013 No Comments

Reposted from the Barton Chronicle. July 17, 2013. Barton Chronicle Online Edition. July, 17th 2013

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