This Week: Wind Strife, Solar Summit, Springfield Biomass & Lots of Opinions…

Aug 17, 2012 No Comments by

Green Mountain Power made news this week with their efforts to build solar in Rutland. They announced they would hold a “solar summit” for officials and developers in the area, and that they would prefer to build a large solar project at a former city landfill. 

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This Week: Lowell Arrests, Solar Spreads, Sheffield Wind Noise, & More…

Aug 10, 2012 No Comments by

This week got off to a newsworthy start when a group of 50 activists from the Mountain Occupiers blocked construction vehicles at the Lowell wind project. The activists stood on land that is currently the subject of an ownership dispute between GMP and the neighbors. The activists stayed on the site for five hours, waiting […]

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This Week: NVDA Vote, Windham Wind, Energy Talk, Encore Contract & More….

Jun 29, 2012 No Comments by

Three big news items this week, each seeing substantial coverage in the press. First, last night the Northeastern Vermont Development Association (NVDA) approved a 3-year moratorium on wind energy development in the Northeast Kingdom. The vote was 36-3 three in favor of the measure. Board Chairman of the planning group, Kenn Stransky, was quoted as […]

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