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Vt. Senate Committee Talks Power Line Purchase
Wednesday, 02/08/12
By John Dillon
A key Vermont lawmaker says he expects to offer an amendment on a budget bill that could put the state on a path toward majority ownership of the backbone of its electricity grid.
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VPR News
Voices From The Week: October 21, 2011
Friday, 10/21/11
These were some of the voices in the news this week.
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Senator Wants Independent Review Of CVPS-GazMet Deal
Monday, 10/17/11
By John Dillon
A state senator is calling for an independent counsel to review the sale of the state's largest utility to a Canadian company. Essex-Orleans Senator Vince Illuzzi says the Shumlin administration is biased in favor of the deal, so an independent review is needed to protect the public interest.
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CVPS: Stockholders Back Gaz Metro Sale
Thursday, 09/29/11
By Ross Sneyd
Central Vermont Public Service shareholders have approved the proposed merger of their company with the parent of Green Mountain Power. The utility says stockholders representing nearly 98 percent of the outstanding shares voted in favor of selling the company to Gaz Metro of Quebec.
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Powering Up: The Gaz Metro Purchase Of CVPS
Thursday, 07/14/11
By Jane Lindholm
Where does the agreed-upon sale of CVPS to Gaz Metro go in the months ahead? We look at the approval process. Plus, VPR's John Dillon recaps our "UVM At A Crossroads" series. And, we visit the Museum of Everyday Life in Glover.
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CVPS: More Utility Mergers Expected
Wednesday, 07/13/11
By Ross Sneyd
Central Vermont Public Service has agreed to a deal to be bought out by Gaz Metro and merged with its Green Mountain Power subsidiary. The president of CVPS says there could be more mergers in the state's electric utility industry.
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CVPS Board Endorses Gaz Metro Bid For GMP
Tuesday, 07/12/11
By Ross Sneyd
Vermont's two largest electric utilities appear destined to become one. The Central Vermont Public Service board has endorsed a bid to be bought by Gaz Metro, which already owns Green Mountain Power.
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GMP And CVPS Say Merger Could Save Ratepayers Millions
Tuesday, 07/12/11
By Ross Sneyd
Leaders of Central Vermont Public Service and Green Mountain Power say their merger will save ratepayers $144 million dollars over the next decade.
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Promising Local Investments, CVPS And GMP Plan To Merge
Tuesday, 07/12/11
By Ross Sneyd
In a $702 million deal, Vermont's two largest electric utilities have agreed to merge under the ownership of a Canadian company. The agreement announced Tuesday calls for investments in Rutland.
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Rutland Business Leaders Weigh Benefits Of Competing Bids For CVPS
Wednesday, 07/06/11
By Ross Sneyd
As it tries to judge the competing bids for Central Vermont Public Service Corp., the Rutland Region Chamber of Commerce says its top concerns are low rates and reliable power.
VPR News
Analysis: Competing Bids For CVPS
Friday, 07/01/11
By John Dillon
VPR's John Dillon looks at the competing bids from two Canadian power companies for the purchase of Central Vermont Public Service, the state's largest electric utility.
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