With tag: green_mountain_power
Nuclear Watchdog Group: 'We Told You So' On Towers
A nuclear watchdog group is reacting to a suit by Vermont utilities over
failures of the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant's cooling towers by saying
they warned of just such problems.
VELCO Plays Down Concerns About Control Of Transmission Grid
By John Dillon
of the statewide transmission grid has emerged as a major issue as regulators
review a proposed merger between the state's two largest utilities. Critics
say the merged company under Canadian ownership is more likely to use Vermont as a corridor to import electricity from Quebec. But the transmission company is playing down those
GMP Announces Conservation Of 2,700 Acres
The Vermont utility building a 21-turbine commercial wind farm on
Lowell Mountain says it's going to conserve 2,700 acres as a way to
compensate for the land being developed as part of the project.
GMP Wins Court Order In Wind Battle
By John Dillon
A court order requires opponents of Green Mountain Power's Lowell Mountain wind project to stay away from its construction zone
during blasting periods. The legal action is the latest development
in a showdown between GMP and a group of protesters.
GMP Seeks 3.2 Percent Rate Increase
second-largest power company - which could soon be the state's largest - is
seeking a 3.2 percent rate increase.
CVPS: More Utility Mergers Expected
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.