Press Release: Energize Vermont Commends Call to Investigate Green Mountain Power’s Deceptive Practices

Sep 16, 2014 No Comments by

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 15, 2014 Contact: Mark Whitworth 802.424.0540 Email: Mark@energizevermont.org   Energize Vermont Commends Call to Investigate Green Mountain Power’s Deceptive Practices East Burke, Vermont—Energize Vermont commends Bruce Post, Curt McCormack, Charles Johnson and Kevin Jones for their filing of a formal petition requesting “that the Federal Trade Commission initiate an investigation […]

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Commentary: A Moral Response to Climate Change

Sep 16, 2014 No Comments by

Most Vermonters accept the scientific consensus that climate change is happening and that human activity is major contributor. Many Vermonters believe that climate change is a moral issue. Some Vermonters believe that we can reverse climate change by reducing our carbon emissions. We can’t—even if we were able to eliminate emissions completely, it would take […]

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Press Release: Energize Vermont Responds to Vermont Supreme Court Decision on GMP’s Lowell Stormwater Permits

May 28, 2014 No Comments by

Decision Has Significant Impacts On Future of All Development in Vermont

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Burlington Free Press: Groups make new case in opposing Lowell wind turbines

Dec 05, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from the Burlington Free Press. By Terri Hallenbeck. December 5, 2013. MONTPELIER — Nearly a year after the Lowell wind turbines began producing electricity, opponents were still fighting the project — this time taking their case to the state Supreme Court on Thursday.

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Energize Vermont Appeals Lowell Stormwater Permits to Vermont Supreme Court

Oct 30, 2013 No Comments by

Energize Vermont Appeals Lowell Stormwater Permits to Vermont Supreme Court Decision Has Significant Impacts On Future of All Development in Vermont FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Download as PDF) October 30, 2013 Contact: Lukas B. Snelling (802) 778-0660 Email: luke@energizevermont.org RUTLAND, VT – Non-profit energy advocacy group Energize Vermont, along with neighbors of the Lowell wind project, announced […]

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VT Digger: GMP agrees to fund bat conservation to offset potential turbine casualties

Sep 20, 2013 No Comments

Reposted from the VT Digger. By Andrew Stein. September 19, 2013. Follow Andrew on Twitter @andrewcstein The Agency of Natural Resources and Green Mountain Power agreed last month to a Memorandum of Understanding aimed at protecting endangered bats near the utility’s 21-turbine wind generation site on Lowell Mountain.

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Rutland Herald: State weighs wind turbine complaints

Sep 03, 2013 No Comments

Reposted from the Rutland Herald. By John Dillon. August 31, 2013. The state says Green Mountain Power could be fined $54,000 for violating sound standards at its Lowell wind project.

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This Week: Rendezvous Roundup, Seneca MET Towers, Net-Metering Dust Up, and More…

Aug 23, 2013 No Comments

I had a great experience last Saturday at the Rendezvous in Irasburg. The event pulled together energy activists from all over the Northeast. The goal of the event was to start a new conversation about how we can live in concert with our natural resources. From my perspective the event was a huge success.

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