VT Digger: Stanciu: Vermont’s idols

Aug 21, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from the VT Digger. August 20, 2013. Editor’s note: This commentary is by Brett Ann Stanciu, a writer and sugarmaker who lives in the Hardwick area. her writing has appeared recently in Seven Days and Taproot.

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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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This Week: Solarfest Recap, Net-Metering, Solar Explosion, Wind Noise & More…

Jul 26, 2013 No Comments by

Thank you to everyone that came out to Solarfest this year and visited us. We had a fantastic time. We spoke with over 150 Vermonters and visitors concerned about appropriate renewable energy development. The vast majority felt strongly we have to develop renewable energy in the most responsible ways possible.

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VPR: As Power Use Peaked, GMP Ordered To Cut Lowell Wind Output

Jul 25, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from VPR. July 24, 2013. Last week, when electricity demand hit a near all time high in New England, the operator of the regional electric grid ordered the Lowell, Vt. wind project to cut its power output.

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WCAX: GMP could face fines for wind farm noise

Jul 22, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from WCAX. July 19th, 2013. LOWELL, Vt. – Green Mountain Power could face fines for noise violations at its Kingdom Community Wind farm.

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VT Digger: PSB calls hearing on excessive noise from GMP’s Lowell wind turbines last winter

Jul 22, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from the VT Digger. By Andrew Stein. July 19, 2013 Follow Andrew on Twitter @andrewcstein A new report from Green Mountain Power (GMP) shows that sound levels from its 21-turbine wind project on Lowell Mountain were within the boundaries of its permit in late spring.

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Boston.com: GMP touts Lowell wind noise record; PSB faults it

Jul 22, 2013 1 Comment by

Reposted from Boston.com. July 20, 2013. MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont’s largest utility is touting what it says is an excellent record of preventing excess noise at its wind power project on Lowell Mountain, while state regulators are demanding to know why the company shouldn’t be fined over it.

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VPR: Board: GMP Exceeded Sound Limits At Lowell Project

Jul 18, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from VPR. July 17, 2013. State utility regulators are considering sanctions against Green Mountain Power for violating sound limits at its Lowell wind project last winter.

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