VPR: State Regulators Examine Utility Secrecy

Aug 16, 2011 No Comments by

Reposted here from VPR. [audio:http://tranquil-dolls.flywheelsites.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/Spot-0816apd.mp3|titles=Spot-0816apd] (Host) State regulators are taking a closer look at what kinds of information utilities should be allowed to keep secret.

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VTDigger: Canadian power brokers look to transmit electricity to points south

Aug 09, 2011 No Comments by

Reposted here from VTDigger. Gov. Peter Shumlin found himself at the center of a provincial balancing act last month. As premiers from eastern Canada and New England discussed the region’s energy issues at a conference in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Shumlin said he found himself sitting, figuratively speaking, with Quebec on one side and Newfoundland on […]

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VTDigger: Kreis: Transparency troubles for CVPS and its silent partner?

Aug 03, 2011 No Comments by

Reposted here from VTDigger. Editor’s note: This op-ed is by Donald M. Kreis, associate director and assistant professor of law at the Institute for Energy and the Environment at Vermont Law School. He is the former general counsel of the New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission and a member of the board of trustees of the […]

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Bloomberg: GE Sees Solar Cheaper Than Fossil Power in Five Years

May 31, 2011 No Comments by

Reposted here from Bloomberg.com. Solar power may be cheaper than electricity generated by fossil fuels and nuclear reactors within three to five years because of innovations, said Mark M. Little, the global research director for General Electric Co. (GE)

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Cost Comparison of Ridge Line Wind and Solar Power

May 23, 2011 No Comments by

Professor Ben Luce from Lyndon State College has prepared a two page document that demonstrates the cost of solar power and ridge line wind power will be comparable in a handful of years. You can see the analysis in PDF format.

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VPR: State Utility Regulators To Review Power Projects

Jan 12, 2011 No Comments

This story is reposted here from VPR. [audio:http://tranquil-dolls.flywheelsites.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/spot-0111apd.mp3|titles=spot-0111apd] (Host) Over the next few weeks, state utility regulators will review several large projects that will shape the state’s energy future. The projects include Vermont Yankee, a large wind energy development, and a new power deal from Hydro-Quebec.

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International Biz Times: Solar Power Growing, Getting Cheaper

Jan 03, 2011 No Comments

Reposted here from the International Business Times. With the growth in the number of plants being built and the increasing cost competitiveness, 2011 looks like solar energy could start to come into its own in the U.S.

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Barton Chronicle: Sheffield Truck Coverage, Linowes Editorial

Dec 10, 2010 No Comments

This week’s Barton Chronicle covered the Sheffield First Wind Truck accident and includes an opinion piece by Lisa Linowes who is the Executive Director of the Industrial Wind Action Group. You can download these articles in PDF format.

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