VPR: Eden Residents Mixed On Wind Towers

Dec 05, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from VPR. By Amy Kolb Noyes. December 5, 2013. The results of a survey taken by the Town of Eden are in and if one conclusion can be drawn, it’s that residents have mixed feelings about a proposed wind project in town.

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The Manchester Journal: Wind Forum Explores Concerns

Nov 25, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from The Manchester Journal. By Brandon Canevari. November 25, 2013. TOWNSHEND – Tears welled up in Larry Lorusso’s eyes and his voice began to crack as he spoke about the environmental impacts the Hoosac wind project has had since it first went online last year.

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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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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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Burlington Free Press: Town listers become next arbiter in Vermont’s debate over wind

Oct 28, 2013 No Comments

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

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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Seven Days: Too Much of a Good Thing? Inside Vermont’s Solar Standoff

Oct 10, 2013 No Comments

Reposted from Seven Days. By Kathryn Flagg. October 9, 2013. Vermonters have embraced renewable power faster and with more gusto than anyone in the state ever anticipated. That’s brought increased energy independence to some but ironically has put others in “a bit of a purgatory,” as one solar installer describes it.

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