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HQ Location:77 Grove Street
Rutland, VT 05701-3400
Central Vermont Public Service (CVPS) serves about 159,000 electric customers for whom the SmartPower program is designed. The program implements advanced metering infrastructure and smart grid in Vermont. The total estimated investment reaches about $40 million. The meter deployment is expected to complete by 2013. More >>
HQ Location:366 Pinnacle Ridge Road
Rutland, VT 05701-9386
Vermont Transco, LLC, was awarded $68.9 million in funding to develop a smarter energy grid. The U.S. Department of Energy selected Vermont Transco as one of 100 companies to receive federal stimulus funds as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. The stimulus funds are being used to expand the deployment of Vermont smart meters from the current 28,000 to 300,000, implement customer systems such as in-home displays and digitally controlled appliances, secure control systems for substations and generation facilities, and automate the electric distribution and transmission system grids. More >>
Vermont regulators weigh plans for big wind project
Green Mountain Power Corp. and Vermont Electric Co-Op have proposed a $150 million project that would erect 20 or 21 400-foot-tall towers along 3.2 miles of ridgeline. The wind farm could generate enough electricity to power 20,000 households, according to Green Mountain Power officials.
Advocates press for more net metering in Vermont
Renewable energy advocates, vendors and customers are backing a bill before Vermont lawmakers that would update the state's 13-year-old law allowing homeowners to generate their own electricity and get credit for it.
Lawmakers aim to boost incentives for renewable energy projects
1/27/11: Vermont Public Radio
Legislative leaders are crafting a bill that would expand incentives for renewable energy projects. The bill sets aggressive targets for clean energy development, and adds money to a fund that could help pay for the projects.