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Solar Center at Rutland Regional comes on-line

The ceremony for the Solar Center at Rutland Regional Medical Center Going On-line was held today, January 14th, 2014, in the rain! And while they could have postponed the ceremony for a sunny day, they went ahead with it in spite of the terrible weather of heavy rain and fog. Philip Allen of SameSun Solar, […]

Green Mountain Power Named Utility of the Year

The Solar Electric Power Association presented Green Mountain Power the 2013 investor-owned Utility of the Year Award today for its initiative incorporating solar as a cost-effective solution for its customers and for its most recent decision to make Rutland the Solar Capital of New England.

“Though it is one of the smallest investor-owned utilities […]

Statement on Entergy’s decision to close Vermont Yankee

Following is a statement from Mary Powell, president and CEO of Green Mountain Power, regarding Entergy’s announcement today that it will close the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Plant.

“Entergy’s decision to close the plant for financial reasons will not affect GMP customers. We have not purchased electricity from Vermont Yankee since March 2012 and there will […]

GMP, With Key Partners, Dramatically Expands Rutland Goals

14-Part Plan Aims to Make Rutland an Energy Model for the Nation and Will Support Rutland VISION Initiative

RUTLAND, VT–(Marketwired – August 21, 2013) – “Working with key Rutland partners, we will make Rutland an example for other communities throughout the United States by creating a citywide lab focused on rapid deployment of renewable […]

Statement by Renewable Energy Vermont on WEC’s decision to limit net metering

Capping net metering below 1% utility demand undermines popular program

Montpelier, VT — Renewable Energy Vermont Executive Director Gabrielle Stebbons issued the following statement after Washington Electric Co-op’s decision to limit net metering:

“The recent announcement by Washington Electric Co-op to limit net metering to 5kW systems– smaller than what is required the average Vermont […]

Green Mountain Power to build College of St. Joseph Solar Farm

RUTLAND, Vt. – The College of St. Joseph, which last week signed an agreement with Green Mountain Power and three other colleges to work together on socio-economic issues, education and renewable energy, will host GMP’s first rooftop solar farm in the city of Rutland.

The project, known as the College of St. Joseph Solar Farm, […]

GMP issues RFP for Solar Farm at Rutland Regional

RUTLAND, Vt. – Green Mountain Power today issued a request for proposals for the construction of the Solar Center at Rutland Regional, a solar farm and educational center planned for Allen Street.

The project will include a 150-kilowatt solar farm and educational information on renewable energy, and is expected to become a destination for local […]

Schedule Changes for the Energy Generation Siting Policy Commission

Vermont Public Service Department Announces Schedule Revisions and Additions for Upcoming Public Hearings and Meetings of Energy Generation Siting Policy Commission

The Governor’s Energy Generation Siting Policy Commission has rescheduled its sixth deliberation meeting, which was originally scheduled for March 20 but was postponed due to inclement weather. The meeting will now take place on […]

Construction begins on GMP Energy Innovation Center

RUTLAND, Vt. – Work on Green Mountain Power’s Energy Innovation Center kicked off Thursday with an original “groundbreaking,” as local and company officials and guests signed a 2-by-12 that was immediately incorporated into the framing.

“Like this groundbreaking, this building will be unlike anything in Vermont, an engaging, inviting space that will […]

Green Mountain Power receives Public Service Board approval of rate phase-in plan for Proctor commercial customers

COLCHESTER, Vt. – Green Mountain Power has received approval from the Vermont Public Service Board for its rate phase-in plan for all former Vermont Marble Power Division (VMPD) of Omya, Inc. commercial customers. The plan is designed to help gradually transition commercial customers in Proctor to GMP’s full rate plan, educate customers on electricity demand […]