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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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VPR: Wind Developer: No Buyer Yet For Deerfield Project

Nov 22, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from VPR. By Susan Keese. November 4, 2013. The developer of a major wind project in the Green Mountain National Forest has been unable to reach an agreement to sell the power it would produce.

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VT Digger: Hardwick Electric Department Raises Net Metering Cap

Nov 19, 2013 No Comments by

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.

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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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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: 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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