With tag: media
Cow Powered Gondola At Killington
Killington ski resort says it's going to power one of its lifts this
season with electricity generated from methane gas recovered from cow manure.
Shumlin Proclaims October Tech Month
Governor Shumlin is highlighting the upcoming "hackathon" and
"tech jam" as ways to bring high-paying, high-tech jobs to the state.
Landfill To Solar Field?
Mountain Power is seeking to turn a former landfill managed by the city of Rutland into a solar field.
VTel Gets FCC Grant To Expand Cell Coverage
Peter Shumlin says cellular telephone users in parts of rural Caledonia
and Orange counties will soon see better service. That's thanks
to a $2 million grant from the Federal Communications Commission.
VTC Nets Department Of Labor Grant
Vermont Technical College, in Randolph, is getting $3.4 million
from the U.S. Department of Labor. The money will support training programs in agriculture,
food production, waste disposal and energy production.
Judge Throws Out Burlington Telecom Suit
A Vermont judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by Burlington residents against the city. The lawsuit sought
repayment of mismanaged telecom funds.
Electric Cars Plugged For Vermont Plug In Weekend
Car dealerships around Vermont are partnering with the group Drive Electric Vermont
to celebrate National Plug In Day. They're encouraging Vermonters to learn more
about electric vehicles.
New Weather Radar To Improve Storm Predictions
As the Gulf Coast braces for Issac, Vermonters are commemorating the
one-year anniversary of Tropical Storm Irene. Meanwhile, Meteorologists
at Vermont's National Weather Service now have a new tool that
they say will help predict events like Irene.
Sanders To Talk Up Smart Grids
Senator Bernie Sanders is going to be talking
about the benefits of "smart grid" technology for the state of Vermont.
Garret Keizer Looks At The State Of Privacy
By Steve Zind
Terrorism, technology and the Patriot Act are just three causes for a reduction in our level of privacy. Author Garret Keizer discusses how views on privacy differ across social, political and cultural lines, we get an update on the threat of “bath salts” and we learn how to bowl a cricket ball.
Shumlin Highlights Cell Service Expansion
Peter Shumlin says cellular telephone service is going to be getting better
near the intersections of Vermont
routes 12 and 107 in Bethel.
TED Radio Hour
Fixing Our Broken Systems
We depend on rules, guidelines, and laws to provide structure, order,
and function. But too often these systems fail us. This week, TED explores creative ways to solve problems