Rutland Herald: GMP unveils plethora of Rutland energy projects

Aug 22, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from the Rutland Herald. By Gordon Dritschilo. August 22, 2013. Green Mountain Power loosed a barrage of new initiatives Wednesday aimed at making more power in Rutland while using it better.

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VPR: Grid Constraints May Hamper NEK Wind Proposal

Aug 20, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from VPR. By John Dillon. August 20, 2013. A Connecticut company wants to develop a new wind project on a Northeast Kingdom ridgeline just south of an existing wind development.

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Fox 44/ABC 22: GMP Faces Noise Fines

Aug 09, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from Fox44/ABC 22. By Michael Page. August 8, 2013. MONTPELIER, Vt. – Green Mountain Power faces thousands of dollars in fines related to noise violations at its Lowell, Vermont wind farm. The company faced tough questions at a public hearing today.

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Rutland Herald: Getting wind power to customers is a challenge

Aug 09, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from the Rutland Herald. By Wilson Ring and David Sharp. August 9, 2013. During the height of last month’s heat wave, millions of people in northern New England were urged to conserve energy, and some utilities fired up expensive, dirty sources of power to meet demand. 

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VT Digger: PSB weighs penalty for GMP noise violations at Lowell wind site

Aug 09, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from the VT Digger. By Andrew Stein. August 8, 2013. Follow Andrew on Twitter @andrewcstein Tensions ran high Thursday as the Vermont Public Service Board held a hearing to determine whether Green Mountain Power should be sanctioned for operating the 21-turbine Lowell Mountain wind project at above permitted sound levels.

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Rutland Herald: Three Rutland nonprofits receive solar grants

Aug 08, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from the Rutland Herald. By Gordon Dritschilo. August 8, 2013 Solar panels on the roof of a Rutland church will put another 12,000 meals worth of food in local cupboards.

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Burlington Free Press: Hearing will put a price on wind power’s noise: A Vermont utility faces penalties for exceeding noise guidelines on Lowell Mountain

Aug 07, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from the Burlington Free Press. By Joel Banner Baird. August 6, 2013. The cost of noise from wind turbines in Vermont has remained mostly up in the air.

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VPR: State Suggests Fines, More Sound Monitoring For GMP Wind Project

Aug 07, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from VPR. By John Dillon. August 6, 2013. The state is recommending that Green Mountain Power be fined up to $50,000 for violating noise levels last winter at its Lowell wind project.

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