Tag Archives: batteries

State News
August 23, 2018

GMP gives free powerwall batteries to low income Vermonters

Green Mountain Power is offering Tesla Powerwall 2.0 batteries to 100 eligible customers, free of charge. A $150,000 grant from the Vermont Low Income Trust for Electricity (VLITE)  will pay for the cutting-edge technology and installation in the homes of low-income customers with significant…

State News
July 18, 2018

Stored energy saved money, carbon during heat wave

The heat wave is over, the numbers are in. Green Mountain Power’s innovative network of Tesla Powerwall batteries in homes and solar installations leveraged stored energy to accomplish the equivalent of taking 5,000 homes off the grid, creating savings for customers that could reach $500,000.

News Briefs
March 29, 2017

Walgreens fined for sale of batteries without stewardship plan

The Agency of Natural Resources announced today that Walgreen Eastern Co., Inc., the owner of three Vermont Walgreens stores, was fined $20,000 for producing and selling batteries in Vermont without an Agency-approved battery stewardship plan. Under state law, manufacturers of “primary” batteries are required to…