So what’s so smart about it?

OK, I admit that I'm a bit of an early adopter. I've always liked gadgets. So I'm inclined toward accepting the new meters. But I think CVPS, GMP and the rest have really short sold themselves by not stressing more the fact that smart grid technology is what's going to let microgeneration work. A lot has been… Continue reading So what’s so smart about it?

Power to the aldermen

Now I haven't always been the biggest fan of the Rutland Board of Aldermen, but their recent decision to come to a formal agreement with Green Mountain Power over what has been promised and is expected during the buyout of CVPS is an astute move, and here's why: It provides a starting point for testimony to… Continue reading Power to the aldermen

There but for the grace of caffeine go I …

It takes real commitment for Mary Powell to change her name to advertise the company's product, don't you think? Vt utility exceeds goal to install 1k solar panels COLCHESTER, Vt. (AP) - Vermont's Green Mountain Power says it has exceeded its goal of installing 1,000 solar panels in 1,000 days. GMP says it has installed… Continue reading There but for the grace of caffeine go I …

Open post to Mary Powell

On PEG-TV's Insight show, I asked Mary Powell, CEO of Green Mountain Power, the company buying out CVPS, about the possibility of teaming up with Stafford Tech Center to develop a specialty in developing electrical technicians. Rutland is, after all, about to become the operations center for the new, combined utility, and CV has opened its demonstration… Continue reading Open post to Mary Powell