Update from the State House #2015-2: RESET Costs Unknown, Siting Problems Persist

Mar 06, 2015 No Comments by

H.40 Will Repeal SPEED and Enact RESET In our previous update, we described the questions of legitimacy that surround Vermont’s SPEED program. These questions resulted in the creation of H.40, a House bill that would repeal SPEED and establish a new energy program, called RESET. We noted that we support the repeal of SPEED, but […]

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Update from the State House #2015-1: H. 40/S. 51 to RESET Renewable Targets

Feb 19, 2015 No Comments by

Bill calls for renewable portfolio standard, but fails to address Vermont’s destructive energy siting practices. A bill has been introduced in both the Vermont House (H.40) and Senate (the identical bill is S.51) to repeal the much-maligned SPEED program and replace it with a new energy program called RESET.

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The Charlotte News: Public Service Board Will Decide on Charlotte Solar Proposal

Aug 10, 2012 No Comments by

Reposted from The Charlotte News.   The Public Service Board (PSB)is poised to make a decision on a Certificate of Public Good for Charlotte Solar LLC’s proposed 2.2-megawatt solar array on Hinesburg Road in East Charlotte.

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Seven Days: Solar Flare-Up: Six in Charlotte Fight the Power

Jul 11, 2012 No Comments by

Reposted from Seven Days.   Wind turbines are enormous and damage fragile ecosystems. Wood-fired biomass plants gobble up forests and belch out particulate pollution. So say opponents of these controversial sources of renewable energy.

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Rutland Herald Opinion: Kevin Jones on RECs and Wind

Jul 09, 2012 No Comments by

Reposted from Rutland Herald.   Let me cut to the chase: I strongly support the Select Boards in Castleton, Hubbardton, West Rutland and Pittsford that have chosen to oppose the proposed Grandpa’s Knob wind project and I stand with my many Rutland County neighbors who agree with their decisions.

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Newport Daily Express: Encore faces loss of subsidies – Wind opponenets see victory

Jun 27, 2012 No Comments

Reposted from Newport Daily Express.   DERBY LINE – Opponents of the Derby Line Wind Project are hailing a decision by the Public Service Board (PSB) Friday to deny Encore Redevelopment a “milestone extension.”

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Newport Daily Express: Breaking News: Encore Runs Out of Wind

Jun 25, 2012 No Comments

Reposted from Newport Daily Express.   DERBY LINE – Opponents of the Derby Line Wind Project are hailing a decision by the Public Service Board (PSB) Friday to deny Encore Redevelopment a “milestone extension.” If the extension had been granted, it would have allowed the company to have more time to resubmit and argue for […]

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Rutland Herald: Danby-based group fights wind farm development

Jun 04, 2012 1 Comment

Reposted from Rutland Herald.   DANBY — An image depicting a blazing orange sunset across Lake Champlain with six wind turbines featured prominently in the foreground has generated Internet buzz.

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