Rutland Herald: Fourth town opposes wind project

Jun 26, 2012 No Comments by

Reposted from Rutland Herald.   WEST RUTLAND — All four host towns for a proposed wind project are in agreement. They all oppose the project with West Rutland voting against it Monday night.

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Rutland Herald Opinion: Unconcerned with neighbors

Jun 25, 2012 No Comments by

Reposted from Rutland Herald.   I read with interest the recent letter to the editor written by Robert E. Howland of Pittsford regarding the industrial wind farm proposed for Grandpa’s Knob and have a few questions and observations based on that letter.

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This Week: Two More Towns Oppose Grandpa’s Knob, Seneca MET Towers, Rutland Solar, Opinions & More…

Jun 22, 2012 No Comments by

***PRESENTATION ON VERMONT’S ENERGY FUTURE*** I’ll be giving a presentation titled, “A Vermont-Scale Approach to Renewable Energy: How We Return Power to the People” Tuesday night in Springfield at the Unitarian Universalist Church at 21 Fairground Road. I’d love to see you there, and email me if you need directions. 

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Mountain Times: Harnessing the wind on Grandpa’s Knob sparks controversy

Jun 22, 2012 No Comments by

Reposted from Mountain Times.   Of all the ridgelines in all of Vermont, Reunion Power had to pick Grandpa’s Knob. And why not? On the surface, the ridge is every wind developer’s dream, offering a steady breeze at an acceptable speed in close proximity to an electric substation and a long stretch of privately held […]

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Rutland Herald: 3rd town votes to oppose wind farm

Jun 21, 2012 No Comments by

Reposted from Rutland Herald.   PITTSFORD — Following on the heels of Castleton and Hubbardton, officials in Pittsford took a stand Wednesday night against the proposed industrial wind project on the Grandpa’s Knob.

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Rutland Herald: Hubbardton opposes wind project

Jun 20, 2012 No Comments by

Reposted from Rutland Herald.   HUBBARDTON — A domino effect against the proposed Grandpa’s Knob wind project seems to gaining steam as the town of Hubbardton became the second town to officially take a stand against it Monday night.

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Rutland Herald Opinion: Where did PSB get its power?

Jun 19, 2012 No Comments by

Reposted from Rutland Herald.   The proposed wind project on Grandpa Knob ridgeline is opposed by the citizens of the “host” towns. Vermont power companies have already assured themselves of, and contracted for, sufficient power for the next 20 years.

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Times Argus Opinion: Wind is politically perilous issue

Jun 19, 2012 No Comments by

Reposted from Times Argus.   Wind is politically perilous issue Controversy surrounds us. The towns of Pittsford, West Rutland, Hubbardton and Castleton are experiencing the proposed installation of unwanted wind turbines thrust upon them.

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