Tue, 07 May 2013 10:18:02 GMT
Lake Champlain Committee Receives 2013 GMP-Zetterstrom Award
MONTPELIER, VERMONT – The Lake Champlain Committee, which celebrates 50 years of science-based advocacy, education and collaborative action this month, was presented the GMP-Zetterstrom Environmental Award today at a Statehouse ceremony.
“The Lake Champlain Committee has been an active, constructive force for the betterment of Lake Champlain and the entire Champlain Valley for half a century,” GMP President and CEO Mary Powell said. “Like Meeri Zetterstrom, for who...
Fri, 26 Apr 2013 14:03:43 GMT
COLCHESTER, VT--(Marketwired - Apr 26, 2013) - Green Mountain Power customers across Vermont can now support a pure Vermont form of renewable energy produced by over 10,000 Vermont dairy cows, thanks to a new ruling by the Vermont Public Service Board approving the expansion of the GMP Cow Power Program from the limited territory previously served by CVPS to the entire GMP service territory.
Cow Power was first offered to customers in 2004, as an innovative way to offer new, local renewable energy...
Thu, 18 Apr 2013 15:38:57 GMT
Donations Pour in for Rutland Blooms
RUTLAND, Vt. – As dozens of organizations prepare to green up Rutland with millions of flowers this spring, green of a different sort is pouring into a fund set up to support the cause.
Just over a week after the city beautification effort was announced by Green Mountain Power President and CEO Mary Powell and Mayor Chris Louras, donations and pledges to Rutland Blooms are nearing $10,000, and a dozen more businesses and organizations have joined the 40 that had signed on when the campaign was announced April 8.
Tue, 09 Apr 2013 11:08:28 GMT
GMP issues RFP for Solar Farm at Rutland Regional
RUTLAND, Vt. – Green Mountain Power today issued a request for proposals for the construction of the Solar Center at Rutland Regional, a solar farm and educational center planned for Allen Street.
The project will include a 150-kilowatt solar farm and educational information on renewable energy, and is expected to become a destination for local schoolchildren and adults.
The solar center will be built on Rutland Regional property surrounding two stormwater retention pond...
Mon, 08 Apr 2013 15:24:36 GMT
GMP, city, intend to make ‘Rutland Bloom’
RUTLAND, Vt. – Rutland is about to go green – and red, yellow, pink and blue.
Already focused on making Rutland the Solar Capital of New England, Green Mountain Power and Mayor Chris Louras today announced plans for a community beautification project that will include planting millions of flowers citywide. Almost 40 local organizations are already involved.
“This project is a perfect complement to the city’s ongoing efforts to address quality-of-life issues and our economic developme...