Tag Archives: Green Mountain Power

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.

Local News
May 2, 2018

GMP extends deadline to enter and win Rutland Innovation Home

RUTLAND—Rutland’s Innovation Home, a super-efficient home at 60 Cleveland Avenue to be given away in a contest designed to raise awareness about available jobs, energy innovation and the community, is weeks ahead of schedule – and organizers are extending the deadline to apply to win…

BROC celebrates Earth Day with solar event

Tuesday, April 24, 9:30 a.m.—RUTLAND— Come celebrate! On Tuesday, April 24, BROC Community Action and Same Sun of Vermont will host an Earth Day event celebrating the completion of the largest rooftop solar array in downtown Rutland. Join the celebration at 45 Union St., Rutland from 9:30-11…

Rutland Blooms donates $25,000 to Center Street Marketplace project
Featured
January 10, 2018

Rutland Blooms donates $25,000 to Center Street Marketplace project

RUTLAND—Rutland Blooms, a donation-funded city beautification program that has planted thousands of flowers and hundreds of flowering crabapples, maples and other trees in Rutland, presented the City of Rutland with a $25,000 grant Thursday in support of the Center Street Marketplace.

The funding, which comes from Rutland…

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…

Local News
October 25, 2017

Emergency siren test scheduled for Chittenden

CHITTENDEN—The Town of Chittenden’s Emergency Management Team in conjunction with Green Mountain Power announce the initial testing of the warning siren located at the hydro station, Powerhouse Road, Chittenden.

Testing will occur on Nov. 1 at noon and again at 6:30 p.m. Initial testing will…

State News
August 23, 2017

Green Mountain Power certified as “B Corp”

Just over three years have passed since Green Mountain Power was recognized as the first utility in the world to become a Certified B Corp – and the Colchester-based energy company has received recertification. B Corps are companies that believe business can be a force…

News Briefs
August 10, 2017

Green Mountain Power warns customers of scam

Green Mountain Power is warning customers about a bill payment phone scam that threatens customers with disconnection within 15 minutes if they do not pay immediately. In a new wave of calls today, customers received calls claiming to be from GMP and giving the customer a fake…