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Solar Capital of the Northeast

Rutland, Vermont

Mary Powell dancing in a GMP utility bucket to “Walking on Sunshine,” the theme song for the solar capital. Photo credit: GMP

By George Harvey

On September 15, Green Mountain Power CEO Mary Powell, Vermont Congressman Peter Welch, Governor Peter Shumlin, Rutland Mayor Chris Louras, and others gathered to announce that Rutland, […]

Green Mountain Power Announces Rutland, Vermont as Solar Capital of New England

Energy innovation is key to city economic development and revitalization

Rutland, Vt. – Green Mountain Power CEO Mary Powell was joined today by Congressman Peter Welch, Governor Peter Shumlin, Rutland Mayor Chris Louras, and community leaders to announce that Rutland, Vermont is the Solar Generation Capital of New England. More solar power is generated in […]

Innovative Solar Farm To Be Built On Rutland Landfill

Green Mountain Power President Mary Powell stands with Governor Peter Shumlin, Rutland Mayor Chris Louras and others to announce the groundbreaking of a new $10 million solar farm being constructed on a Rutland landfill.

Green Mountain Power broke ground in Rutland Tuesday on a new $10 million solar project that the utility says will […]

Rutland, VT Hosts First Energy Home of the Future

Ninety-Nine More to Come!

By George Harvey, staff

This Baxter Street home is the first in the GMP eHome pilot program. Pictured are Sara and Mark Borkowski with their daughters.

Rutland residents Sara and Mark Borkowski got a nice surprise last March, when Mayor Louras and representatives of Green Mountain Power (GMP) contacted them […]

Rutland, the Solar Capital, Continues to Grow Capacity

NRG Energy Completes Innovative Community Solar Array in Rutland, Vermont

— Fifty customers signed up to get solar built in their city —

RUTLAND, VT; May 13, 2014 – A community’s aspirations of a cleaner energy future were realized as Rutland’s community solar project, built by NRG Residential Solar Solutions, a wholly […]