With tag: wind_power
Lowell Wind Power Project Moves Forward
By Ross Sneyd
Green Mountain Power has filed for
permission to build a new wind power project in the Northeast
Kingdom. The wind farm in Lowell would generate enough electricity to power 20,000 homes and would be the largest
generator owned by GMP.
Advocates Say Vermont Lags In Wind Power
By John Dillon
energy advocates say Vermont lags behind other New England states in supporting large-scale wind projects. They
cite a recent decision by developers to postpone a controversial wind project
in Ira as evidence that the state is an unfriendly place to do business.
Roadblock Raised To Ira Wind Project
By Nina Keck
new potential roadblock has been raised to a commercial wind farm that
developers want to build in Ira and Poultney. The
Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department says the ridgelines being considered for the
project are rare and irreplaceable natural areas that should be protected.
Lowell Wind Proposal Faces Town Vote
Residents of the northern Vermont town of Lowell will soon decide whether to endorse what would become
the state's largest wind energy project to date.
Community divided on Georgia-Milton wind project
Public Service Board is weighing views both pro and con on a wind-power project
proposed for a ridge line straddling the line between Milton and Georgia.
Ira struggles with proposed wind farm
By Nina Keck
The town of Ira is holding a public meeting Wednesday so townspeople can talk over a proposal that has upset many in the small
community. A large scale commercial wind
farm is being proposed for Ira and five other towns west of Rutland. If
completed, it would be the second largest energy producer in the state after