VPR: North Bennington Entrepreneur Wins Hydro Permit

May 22, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from VPR. Wednesday May 22, 2013, A North Bennington entrepreneur has won state and federal permits to generate electricity at a 200 year old dam site on the Walloomsac River.

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Rutland Herald: Burr and Burton to get green power from Mount Equinox monks

Apr 30, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from Rutland Herald. MANCHESTER — During Earth Week, Burr and Burton Academy earned a “triple win” in their agreement to buy power from a hydroelectric generator operated by the Carthusian monks whose monastery is on Mount Equinox, according to Headmaster Mark Tashjian.

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Rutland Herald: Burr and Burton to get green power from Mount Equinox monks

Apr 28, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from Rutland Herald. MANCHESTER — During Earth Week, Burr and Burton Academy earned a “triple win” in their agreement to buy power from a hydroelectric generator operated by the Carthusian monks whose monastery is on Mount Equinox, according to Headmaster Mark Tashjian.

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Rutland Herald: Energy forum set for Bennington on March 21

Mar 15, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from the Rutland Herald. BENNINGTON — The Bennington County Regional Commission is hosting a public forum Thursday in Bennington to discuss the possibilities for different energy sources in Southern Vermont including wind, solar and hydro-electric.

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Rutland Herald: Fair Haven commissions hydro power study

Jan 17, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from Rutland Herald. FAIR HAVEN — Town officials want to know if they can power municipal buildings with hydro power from three dams located along the Castleton River.

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Rutland Herald: Fair Haven commissions hydro power study

Jan 13, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from Rutland Herald. FAIR HAVEN — Town officials want to know if they can power municipal buildings with hydro power from three dams located along the Castleton River.

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Rutland Herald: Bennington agrees to buy hydroelectric power

Jan 07, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from Rutland Herald. BENNINGTON — The Select Board voted Saturday to buy “green” electricity that’s expected to be produced from a hydroelectric plant in town and give Bennington a greatly reduced carbon emissions footprint.

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This Week: Wind Strife, Solar Summit, Springfield Biomass & Lots of Opinions…

Aug 17, 2012 No Comments by

Green Mountain Power made news this week with their efforts to build solar in Rutland. They announced they would hold a “solar summit” for officials and developers in the area, and that they would prefer to build a large solar project at a former city landfill. 

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