VPR: Wind Developer: No Buyer Yet For Deerfield Project

Nov 22, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from VPR. By Susan Keese. November 4, 2013. The developer of a major wind project in the Green Mountain National Forest has been unable to reach an agreement to sell the power it would produce.

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VT Digger: Rodgers: Questioning Eolian’s Seneca Mountain Message

Nov 08, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from the VT Digger. November 6, 2013. Editor’s note: This commentary is by Democratic Sen. John S. Rodgers of Glover, who represents the Essex/Orleans District in the Vermont Senate.

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VPR: Lawmakers Weigh Local Control Vs. State Energy Needs

Oct 31, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from VPR. By John Dillon. October 30, 2013. Vermont lawmakers are struggling with how best to give local communities a voice when big energy projects are planned for their towns.

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Burlington Free Press: Town listers become next arbiter in Vermont’s debate over wind

Oct 28, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from the Burlington Free Press. By Terri Hallenbeck. October 27, 2013. GEORGIA — For the first nine months that the Georgia Mountain wind turbines whirred from the mountaintop across the road from their home, Melodie and Scott McLane could find few people to acknowledge that the sound was bothersome.

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WCAX: Vermont wind farm blows down home values

Oct 16, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from WCAX. By Alexei Rubenstein. October 15, 2013. GEORGIA, Vt. – Scott and Melodie McLane own 15 acres on the north side of Georgia Mountain. “It’s just the perfect place,” Scott said. Up until last year, they thought of it as their little piece of paradise.

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VPR: Eden Gauges Residents’ Opinion On Wind Towers

Oct 08, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from VPR. By Amy Kolb Noyes. October 8, 2013. Taxpayers in Eden are getting a little something extra along with their property tax bills this month. The tax bill envelopes also include a two-page wind tower survey.

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Vermont Biz: Vermont Electric Co-op seeks approval to resume net metering

Oct 03, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from Vermont Biz. October 2, 2013. Vermont Electric Cooperative (VEC) filed a tariff request with the Vermont Public Service Board (PSB) Tuesday seeking approval to resume net metering installations. But Renewable Energy Vermont opposes the new VEC plan. Net metering enables consumers to generate renewable electricity and receive credits to offset electric utility bills. 

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Burlington Free Press: Vermont lawmakers voice concerns on energy siting

Sep 26, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from the Burlington Free Press. By Dave Gram. September 25, 2013. MONTPELIER

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