Burlington Free Press: Hydropower Line Proposed

Nov 22, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from the Burlington Free Press. By Terri Hallenbeck. October 31, 2013 By 2019, two 6-inch-wide cables would extend 150 miles from Quebec under Lake Champlain and across land to Ludlow, carrying 1,000 megawatts of hydro-electric power, according to an announcement Wednesday by TDI New England.

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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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VPR: Shumlin Explores More Power From Hydro Quebec

Sep 10, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from VPR. By Bob Kinzel. September 9, 2013. Governor Peter Shumlin says it might be possible to funnel the power through Vermont without building large new transmission lines.

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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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VT Digger: Issue of sustaining net metering projects beyond 4 percent cap generates legal debate

Jul 25, 2013 1 Comment by

Reposted from the VT Digger. By Andrew Stein. July 24, 2013. Follow Andrew on Twitter @andrewcstein The question of whether some rural utilities should finance small renewable energy projects has taken a nosedive into the realm of legal ambiguity.

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Barton Chronicle: History could be key to Barton hydro

Jul 18, 2013 No Comments

Reposted from the Barton Chronicle. July 17, 2013. Barton Chronicle Online Edition. July, 17th 2013

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Rutland Herald: Hydro power may come to vets home, Pownal tannery site

Jun 17, 2013 No Comments

Reposted from the Rutland Herald. June 16, 2013. BENNINGTON — As he moves closer to reviving hydroelectric power at the former Vermont Tissue Mill, the co-owner of Carbon Zero is looking at selling power to the Vermont Veterans Home and installing a potential second site at the former tannery in Pownal.

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This Week: S. 30 Becomes Law, New Hydro, More Solar Options, Opinions & More…

May 24, 2013 No Comments

Great news! Senate 30 has been signed into law by Governor Shumlin. It is now officially known as Act 38. The law requires the energy committees from both the House and Senate to meet over the Summer to discuss how to follow up on recommendations from the Energy Siting Commission.

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