Archive for Vermont

Vermont Proposes Turbine Sound Rules ‘Ostracizing’ Wind Industry

Betsy Lillian
Written by Betsy Lillian on May 18, 2017

Renewable Energy Vermont argues that the public service board’s proposed new rules, covering decibel levels and setback requirements, could “effectively ban” future wind development in the state.

Wind/Hydro Transmission Line Switches Hands In New England

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 17, 2017

National Grid, Anbaric and Citizens Energy – co-developers of the proposed Vermont Green Line (VGL) – have announced the conversion of National Grid’s and Citizens’ development loans to an equity investment in the project. Now, National Grid will assume primary [Read More]

Vermont Wind Company Northern Power Systems Names New Exec

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 19, 2016

Vermont-based wind turbine company Northern Power Systems has named June M. Morris vice president and general counsel. According to Northern Power, Morris brings over 30 years of legal experience to the company. In her new role, Morris will be responsible [Read More]

Governor Green-Lights New Renewables Siting Bill In Vermont

Posted by Lauren Tyler on June 14, 2016

According to Shumlin, the newly altered bill, which he originally vetoed, “provides a road map” for the transformation of the state’s energy system.

Latest In Vermont: Altered Renewables Siting Bill Awaits Shumlin’s Signature

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 10, 2016

Days after its veto by the governor, a freshly altered Vermont bill relating to the siting of renewable energy projects is headed back to the desk of Gov. Peter Shumlin, D-Vt. According to coverage from, lawmakers met for 11 [Read More]

Vetoed In Vermont: Renewables Siting Bill Struck Down – For Now

Betsy Lillian
Written by Betsy Lillian on June 06, 2016

The legislature will soon meet to decide the fate of S.230, which Gov. Peter Shumlin has vetoed due to “last-minute” changes he feels would set back the state’s clean energy industry.

Georgia Mt. Community Wind Farm Exceeds Production Expectations

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 04, 2016

The Georgia Mountain Community Wind (GMCW) project has announced that its annual energy production exceeded expectations by more than 22%, producing more than 33,000,000 kWh of Vermont-made renewable energy in 2015. This is enough renewable energy to power more than [Read More]