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Rebate Programs in VT Continue Savings on EVs, Electric Motorcycles, Heat Pumps, and More Through 2021

Green Mountain Power (GMP) announced it is extending its popular rebates on electric vehicles (EVs), electric motorcycles, heat pumps, geothermal heating systems, and electric yard care equipment through Dec. 31, 2021. The rebates, which were set to expire at the end of August, have already enabled more than 3,000 customers to save money this year […]

GMP Begins Electrifying Field Operations Fleet with First All-Electric Bucket Truck

VW Settlement Grant Through State of Vermont Covers Most of the Cost, Major Step Toward Going Fossil-Fuel Free for Field Operations Fleet

Green Mountain Power (GMP) will replace two heavy-duty fossil-fuel field operations trucks with two all-electric trucks manufactured by Lion Electric in 2022 – a fully outfitted bucket truck for line crews […]

Talk with GMP About How You and Your Community Can Save on Driving and Heating! 

Vermont Regional Planning Commissions Host a Learning Opportunity with Green Mountain Power May 4, 2021 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. Learn how GMP can help you and your community save while tackling the two biggest sources of carbon pollution in Vermont – driving and heating. Members of GMP’s innovation team are joining us for a […]

GMP-installed Tesla Batteries and Home Solar Arrays Save Money for Everyone

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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 […]

Green Mountain Power Offers New “Bring Your Own Device” Program to Cut Energy Peaks

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 […]

Green Mountain Power Returning $6 Million Dollars to Customers Through Federal Tax Changes

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. […]

Green Mountain Power Alerts Customers to Phone Scam

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 […]

Public invited to tour Kingdom Community Wind this summer

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 […]

GMP’s Solar Storage Project Becomes First in New England to Use Solar Battery Storage to Reduce Peak Demand

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 […]

Green Mountain Power Reaches Deal for More Hydropower

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 […]