VTDigger: VELCO: No expanded high voltage transmission corridor from Hydro-Quebec planned in near future

Nov 30, 2011 No Comments by

Reposted from VTDigger.   An October motion before the Vermont Public Service Board rejuvenates an old fear for some: new transmission lines through Vermont from Quebec to Southern New England.

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VTDigger: Before the PSB: State senator leverages fight over independent counsel for Gaz Metro merger

Nov 30, 2011 No Comments by

Reposted from VTDigger.   Sen. Vincent Illuzzi has struck an uneasy truce with the Shumlin administration over the way it will handle its review of the biggest utility merger in the state’s history.

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VTDigger: Records show lawmakers, environmentalists question CVPS, Green Mountain Power merger

Nov 29, 2011 No Comments by

Reposted from VTDigger.   The Vermont Department of Public Service is not alone as it formulates a position for what would be the best thing to do with the Vermont Electric Power Company (VELCO) — the utility that manages most transmission lines in the state.

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VTDigger: Before the PSB: Uncertainty about Gaz Metro control over VELCO’s future gives publicly owned power companies pause

Nov 25, 2011 No Comments by

Reposted from VTDigger.   The elephant in the Vermont utility room may get even larger, and smaller, public utilities want to have a say in what happens down the road.

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Orleans County Record: Illuzzi Intervenes In Utility Merger

Nov 17, 2011 No Comments by

Reposted from Orleans County Record.   Sen. Vincent Illuzzi, R-Essex-Orleans, wants to have a say in the merger between Central Vermont Public Service and Green Mountain Power.

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VTDigger: Companies say GMP, CVPS merger would be good for business

Nov 04, 2011 No Comments by

Reposted from VTDigger.   Prominent members of the Vermont business community expressed support for a proposed merger of the state’s two largest utilities — Green Mountain Power and Central Vermont Public Service – at a sparsely attended public hearing on Tuesday night.

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Rutland Herald Opinion: Oppose industrial energy projects

Nov 04, 2011 No Comments by

Reposted from the Rutland Herald. Judge Maley’s Nov. 1 ruling that property owners cannot utilize their own land whenever Canadian-controlled and Gov. Shumlin-backed Green Mountain Power wants to dynamite Lowell Mountain is outrageous and unacceptable.

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VBM: State Senator Illuzzi wants independent counsel for GMP-CVPS deal

Oct 23, 2011 No Comments by

Reposted from Vermontbiz.com. Wed Oct 19 2011 By Timothy McQuiston. A prominent Vermont state senator is asking to be an intervener before the Public Service Board over the merger of Central Vermont Public Service into Green Mountain Power. But that is hardly all Vince Illuzzi wants.

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