Tag Archives: gmp

State News
December 6, 2017

GMP rates expected to rise 5 percent

By Mike Polhamus, VTDigger

Green Mountain Power’s electric rates are slated to rise by 5 percent in 2018 if the Public Utility Commission approves a deal the state’s largest utility reached this month with the Vermont Department of Public Service.

The deal incorporates approximately $18…

News Briefs
May 3, 2017

GMP ranked high for energy storage

RUTLAND—Green Mountain Power earned top spots on Smart Electric Power Alliance’s annual energy storage rankings for 2016.

GMP ranked No.10 for the most storage installed in the country, with two megawatts in 2016. GMP also scored the No. 9 spot for most watts per customer…

Nominations sought for GMP-Zetterstrom Environmental Award
News Briefs
April 19, 2017

Nominations sought for GMP-Zetterstrom Environmental Award

Seeking to recognize a leading Vermont environmentalist and honor the legacy of a legendary wildlife advocate, Green Mountain Power has called for nominations for the 2017 GMP-Zetterstrom Environmental Award. Presented annually and named for famed osprey advocate Meeri Zetterstrom of Milton, the GMP-Zetterstrom Environmental Award…

News Briefs
September 21, 2016

GMP partners with SunCommon for solar storage at no upfront cost

Green Mountain Power and SunCommon Sept. 14 announced a partnership that will allow customers to store their solar power for security during a power outage. The first-of-its-kind program in Vermont partners a utility with a solar company to offer home storage that both strengthens the…

Local News
August 24, 2016

Fill the Cupboard Challenge seeks record

RUTLAND – Hoping to fill the Rutland Community Cupboard with a record amount of tuna, pasta, cereal, and peanut butter, Green Mountain Power announced a 34,000-item goal Tuesday, Aug. 23, for the 2016 GMP Fill the Cupboard Challenge. The current record for the event, 33,169,…

State News
August 24, 2016

GMP to buy 14 more hydroelectric dams

By Mike Polhamus, VTDigger.org

Vermont’s largest electric utility has committed to purchase 14 hydroelectric dams in New England and to get power from two others—a buy that will net Green Mountain Power an added 17 megawatts of energy production for just over $20…

Letter
August 24, 2016

Lowell wind tour, see for yourself

Dear Editor,

I’d like to invite the public on a real tour of Kingdom Community Wind in Lowell, Vt. This educational tour is not the pretend walk Mr. Lindholm references in his letter to the editor, published in the Aug. 17-23 edition. These…

Letter
August 18, 2016

Lessons from Lowell

Dear editor, Folks, it’s high time for Green Mountain Power (GMP) to host a walking tour, with news reporters, top state officials, ecology scientists and politicians, all walking on foot along the entire four-mile wind turbine array of 21, 459-foot tall turbines that they own…

Uncategorized
June 1, 2016

GMP rates among lowest for New England utilities

Green Mountain Power rates continue to rank among the lowest of New England’s largest utilities, according to the most recent data compiled by the Edison Electric Institute and released May 25. Overall, GMP’s rates are the second lowest and 17 percent lower than the regional…