Vermont’s Energy Scofflaws

Aug 18, 2015 No Comments by

Scofflaw (noun) A violator who mocks or ridicules the law. Anybody who has ever objected to a “renewable” energy project in Vermont knows that the deck is stacked in favor of energy developers—that just about any project that’s proposed, no matter how objectionable, will be approved by our Public Service Board. Yet, having the playing […]

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Sad Truth: Fighting for Change Takes Money

Dec 12, 2014 No Comments by

Will you support us this year? This year in Vermont brought the threat of more big wind projects, a disruptive pipeline, acres of poorly sited solar, and a deeply broken PSB process. When will we gain control over an ad-hoc energy policy? When will Vermonters have control in selecting the solutions that benefit her communities […]

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Press Release: Energize Vermont Names Mark Whitworth Executive Director

Apr 03, 2014 No Comments by

Snelling Steps Down, Whitworth to Continue Organization’s Growth RUTLAND, VT – Energize Vermont is pleased to announce Mark Whitworth has been named its new Executive Director. Whitworth succeeds Lukas B. Snelling who helped establish Energize Vermont as an organization to further the interests of Vermonters who wish to support the development of renewable energy, but […]

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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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Seven Days: Wind-Power Opponents Question Favorable Poll Numbers

Jan 23, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from Seven Days. As Montpelier prepares to do battle over a proposed moratorium on industrial wind power, both sides are trying to show that public opinion is on their side.

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Newport Daily Express: Wind Protesters Take It To The Stakehouse

Oct 16, 2012 No Comments

Reposted from Newport Daily Express. MONTPELIER, VT – Over 200 Vermonters came together at a rally in Montpelier Friday to award Gov. Peter Shumlin, his administration, the Public Service Board, and wind developers a ceremonial Certificate of Public Harm (CPH) to recognize their support for the destructive development of big wind on Vermont’s mountains.

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Energize Vermont appears on Mark Johnson Show to discuss Lowell wind project permit

Jun 02, 2011 No Comments

Energize Vermont spokesperson Lukas Snelling appeared on the Mark Johnson Show on Thursday June 2nd. Hear his comments by pressing play below. [audio:http://tranquil-dolls.flywheelsites.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/markjohnsonshow.mp3|titles=markjohnsonshow]

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Green Mountain Power’s response to Energize Vermont on Searsburg Claims

Mar 24, 2011 No Comments

Below is Green Mountain Power’s response to our criticism about double counting renewable energy credits and using Searsburg as a success story. You can read our original release here, and theirs below.

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