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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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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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Burlington Free Press: Vermont lawmakers voice concerns on energy siting

Sep 26, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from the Burlington Free Press. By Dave Gram. September 25, 2013. MONTPELIER

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Bennington Banner: Benefits of solar power discussed at Rotary meeting

Aug 19, 2013 No Comments by

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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Rutland Herald: PSB wants more information about Springfield biomass MOU

Jul 19, 2013 No Comments

Reposted from the Rutland Herald. July 19, 2013. The Public Service Board has asked for additional review as it considers the impacts of a proposed new road that would help alleviate traffic concerns associated with the proposed wood-fired power plant in North Springfield.

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Rutland Herald: Norwich to host solar tours

Jul 09, 2013 No Comments

Reposted from the Rutland Herald. July 09, 2013. College to host solar tours STAFF REPORT

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Valley News: Vt. Energy Plan Is Wishful Thinking

Jul 01, 2013 No Comments

Reposted from the Valley News. June 30, 2013. Wilder In 2011, the Vermont Department of Public Service issued a Comprehensive Energy Plan that asserts that 90 percent of all energy used in the state ­— including electricity, transportation and building heating — will be provided from renewable sources by 2050.

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