Tag Archives: Green Mountain Power

Local News
November 7, 2018

High winds KO’s power

Staff report

About 15,500 Green Mountain Power customers lost power in a high-winds storm over the past weekend.

Crews had to respond to 250 locations with trees down or hazards that needed to be addressed related to the storm. About 98 percent…

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.

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
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…