Rutland Herald: Rutland Town to take stand against solar

Oct 10, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from the Rutland Hearld. By Courtney Parker. October 10, 2013. In response to a sudden influx of solar project proposals, Rutland Town has decided to amend the town plan with a new regulation for large solar panels. 

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VPR: Eden Gauges Residents’ Opinion On Wind Towers

Oct 08, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from VPR. By Amy Kolb Noyes. October 8, 2013. Taxpayers in Eden are getting a little something extra along with their property tax bills this month. The tax bill envelopes also include a two-page wind tower survey.

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Vermont Biz: Vermont Electric Co-op seeks approval to resume net metering

Oct 03, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from Vermont Biz. October 2, 2013. Vermont Electric Cooperative (VEC) filed a tariff request with the Vermont Public Service Board (PSB) Tuesday seeking approval to resume net metering installations. But Renewable Energy Vermont opposes the new VEC plan. Net metering enables consumers to generate renewable electricity and receive credits to offset electric utility bills. 

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Burlington Free Press: Legislator leaves the public eye for the Public Service Board

Oct 01, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from the Burlington Free Press. By Terri Hallenbeck. September 30, 2013. When Margaret Cheney joined the Legislature in 2007, she was a quiet understudy.

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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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VT Digger: Independent Advocate Idea Takes Center Stage At Energy Hearing

Sep 26, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from the VT Digger. By Andrew Stein. September 25, 2013. Bennington Sen. Bob Hartwell is proposing the creation of an advocate’s office — independent from the governor — that would represent members of the public in energy permitting proceedings.

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Rutland Herald: Energy siting report draws some criticism

Sep 26, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from the Rutland Herald. By Neal P. Goswami. September 26, 2013. MONTPELIER — A report by a special commission charged with reviewing the process of siting energy projects in Vermont, including wind, was received with skepticism Wednesday by some lawmakers.

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WCAX: Anti-wind tower residents want Vt. gov’s help

Sep 23, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from WCAX. September 9, 2013. NEWARK, Vt. (AP) – Residents in the Vermont town of Newark are asking Gov. Peter Shumlin to appeal a state ruling that would allow a developer to erect test towers to monitor wind speeds in the area.

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