Orleans County Record: Encore Pulls Plug On 2-Turbine Project

May 29, 2012 No Comments by

Reposted from Orleans County Record.   DERBY — The Derby Line Wind Project is dead, for now.

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VTDigger: A dozen industrial wind farms under way in Vermont despite intense local opposition

May 25, 2012 1 Comment by

Reposted from VTDigger.   Peering through the trees in Steve Therrien’s driveway, the white flash of a wind turbine blade whisks through the air. From this vantage the nearby towers are barely visible through the forest.

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Seven Days: On the Canadian Border, a Wind Project Sparks International Intrigue

May 09, 2012 No Comments by

Reposted from Seven Days.   At a boisterous rally on Sunday in Derby Line, residents expressed concerns about noise, aesthetics, possible damage to local wildlife and property values in opposition to a two-turbine wind development.

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Bennington Banner: Biomass generator plant approved in Brattleboro area

Apr 06, 2012 No Comments by

Reposted from Bennington Banner.   BRATTLEBORO — Among Cersosimo Industries’ many endeavors — which include lumber, real estate, gravel and landscape planning — you will soon be able to add power generation.

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WCAX: Push for green energy means bigger electric bills

Mar 23, 2012 1 Comment by

Reposted from WCAX.   In a state where natural resources are celebrated, lawmakers are asking folks at home to harvest them and make them Vermont’s main source of power.

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Brattleboro Reformer: PSB OKs rate increases for renewables

Feb 08, 2012 No Comments by

Reposted from Brattleboro Reformer.   BRATTLEBORO — Some projects that are part of the Vermont Sustainably Priced Energy Development Program received a boost from the Public Service Board last month when it increased the price-per-kilowatt hour from 24 to 27 cents. The price of small-wind power was raised from 21 to 25 cents.

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Rutland Herald Opinion: Fixing flawed energy program

Jan 23, 2012 No Comments by

Reposted here from the Rutland Herald. Published: January 22, 2012   The Shumlin administration’s recent development of a comprehensive energy plan for Vermont sets a laudable goal of attaining 90 percent of our energy from renewable resources by midcentury. Unfortunately, Vermont’s current state renewable energy policy (the Vermont SPEED program) is badly flawed. Rather than […]

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VPR: Administration Proposes Renewable Portfolio Standard

Jan 20, 2012 No Comments by

Reposted from VPR. [audio:http://tranquil-dolls.flywheelsites.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/Spot-0116d.mp3|titles=Spot-0116d] (Host) The Shumlin administration and legislative leaders have proposed a major overhaul in how Vermont encourages renewable energy.

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