Utility CEO Discusses Merger, Wind Power
02/21/12 12:00PM By Jane Lindholm
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Green Mountain Power is at the center of several energy stories right now, and on Tuesday's program we discuss them with the company's CEO Mary Powell.
GMP's parent company, Gaz Metro, is seeking permission to purchase Vermont's largest utility, CVPS, creating a 70 percent stake in the state's electric market. GMP is also building a wind energy project on Lowell Mountain that has raised the objections of people in surrounding towns.
We'll discuss these issues, and take your questions on related electric energy topics.
Related VPR coverage:VPR Coverage: Lowell Mountain
Disclosure: Mary Powell is a member of the VPR Board of Directors and GMP is an underwriter of the station. VPR does have a clear policy of editorial independence and a firewall between the news department and members of the board of directors. You can find these policies here.