Comment on “Renewable energy developers look to sell power out of state”

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By   /   November 16, 2016

Photo courtesy of Town of Swanton

GREEN POWER EXPORT: If Swanton Wind developers sell power to utilities outside the state, the energy may not count toward Vermont’s green energy requirements.

Swanton Wind and other developers of renewable projects in Vermont are looking to sell power to other states, a move particularly irksome to critics who say the whole point of the projects is to further the Green Mountain State’s green-energy goals.

Records on the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection’s website indicate that Swanton Wind, the landowner and developer for a seven-turbine project, has responded to a request for proposal regarding Connecticut’s search for more alternative energy.

The prospect of industrializing Vermont so other states can meet their renewable goals is upsetting to some residents……….

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