Green Mountain Power (GMP), which provides electric utility services for roughly three-quarters of the people of Vermont, has reported significant savings from the growth of net-metered solar power and installations of Tesla Powerwall batteries, which it subsidized. In fact, during a heatwave in August it saved $600,000 because of the combination […]
Home Battery Storage Owners Can Reduce Energy Costs for All Customers Through GMP’s “BYOD” Program Green Mountain Power (GMP) has announced a new program to partner with customers to reduce costs during high energy use times. During peak times such as cold winter nights, GMP will share access with customers’ home or business battery storage […]
Reduction will Start in February Bill Cycle
In a filing on January 23, 2018, with the Vermont Public Utility Commission, Green Mountain Power is seeking to lower bills for customers by $6 million. The benefit comes from federal tax law changes that reduce GMP’s corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 21 percent. […]
Scammers Are Targeting Businesses and Customers Demanding Immediate Payment Colchester, VT – Green Mountain Power is warning customers about a bill payment phone scam that threatens customers with disconnection within the hour if they do not pay immediately. Customers received calls claiming to be from GMP and giving the customer a fake toll-free number to […]
Tours by Green Mountain Power Back for Fifth Season Green Mountain Power is again offering its popular free public tours of the 21-turbine Kingdom Community Wind project in Lowell, Vermont, during June, July and August. Registration is open for Vermonters and out-of-state visitors to experience a working wind farm and learn how GMP is harnessing […]
Saves Customers $200,000 in Just One Hour by Reducing Peak Power Demand
Colchester, Vt – Green Mountain Power’s Stafford Hill Solar Farm in Rutland, one of the nation’s first micro-grids powered solely by solar and battery back-up, is now the first in the region to use battery storage to reduce peak power usage, benefiting customers […]
COLCHESTER, VT… Green Mountain Power announced that it has reached an agreement with Enel Green Power North America, Inc. (EGP-NA) to purchase 14 small hydroelectric plants for a total installed capacity of 17 MW. These hydro plants are located in New England and will provide GMP customers with locally-generated, cost-effective energy. In addition, Green Mountain […]
First Comprehensive EV Charging Network in Vermont Will Help Drivers Reduce Fossil Fuel and Save Money
As part of building a comprehensive electric vehicle charging network across the state, Green Mountain Power is offering nearly $50,000 in four separate grants to build four solar-paired electric vehicle charging stations. Applications will be accepted until […]
How will the U.S. achieve the energy future Americans envision?
RUTLAND, Vt. – GMP is hosting an energy talk on Tuesday, October 6, at the Energy Innovation Center in downtown Rutland. The talk is part of the GMP College Connections lecture series.
The free public event begins at 5:30 p.m. and will last […]
Innovative Sharing Economy Initiative Makes Rooftop Solar Available through Collaboration between Residents
Colchester, VT, Sept. 21, 2015 – Green Mountain Power, the first utility to become a B-Corp, and Yeloha, a peer-to-peer Solar Sharing Network, are excited to announce a groundbreaking partnership with a mission to unlock the benefits of solar energy for everyone – […]