Be a #CommunityPoweredHero Our community-owned utilities provide power to help our community members do amazing things. We want to know: Who are the heroes in your community? Everyone has their own ideas for what makes someone a hero, and we know that your community is filled with unsung heroes. To highlight these individuals, we want…

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 2, 2020 Contacts: Kristin Kelly, Green Mountain Power, 802.318.0872 Beth Parent, VGS, 802.578.2276 Jake Brown, Vermont Electric Cooperative, 802.730.0414 Julia Leopold, Vermont Public Power Supply Authority, 802.595.9633 Patty Richards, Washington Electric Cooperative, 802.223.5245 Mike Kanarick, Burlington Electric Department, 802.735.7962 Vermont Utilities Warn Customers of Phone Scam Today Utilities Warm of Scam…

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HEAT Squad offers home energy audits to Vermonters. Read below for information on how they are resuming operations. Have you been thinking about a home energy audit to help reduce your energy costs and make your home more comfortable and affordable? The HEAT Squad home energy audits program at https://heatsquad.org/home-energy-audits/ is ready to help, with…

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Once complete, 2.2 MW Lawrence Brook Solar project will allow Morrisville Water and Light to meet State of Vermont renewable energy requirements Morrisville, VT — Vermont Public Power Supply Authority (“VPPSA”) and Encore Renewable Energy announced today that construction has begun on a new solar array along Route 100 in Morrisville, on land currently utilized…

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 1, 2020 For more information: Julia Leopold jleopold@vppsa.com (802) 884-4488   Waterbury Center, VT (June 1, 2020) – The Vermont Public Power Supply (VPPSA) announced today that it has welcomed Alexander Nicholson as its newest staff addition. Nicholson serves as VPPSA’s GIS Technician, a newly created position within the joint action…

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As Vermonters combat COVID-19 by staying at home, electricity use has abruptly and drastically decreased across small, community-owned utilities. This is largely due to Vermont businesses temporarily shutting down in accordance with the governor’s Stay Safe, Stay at Home order. While home energy use has risen marginally, it has not compensated for the steep reductions…

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The following statement comes from the Village of Johnson: As many others will attest, the importance of the Northern Vermont University Johnson campus to the Johnson community cannot be overstated. The economic, cultural, and financial implications of a campus closure on Johnson would be incredibly severe and far-reaching. For the Village of Johnson, the effects…

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“Thank you for your dedication, your service, and for risking your life to make sure we can live ours. Our super heroes!” -Barbara, Swanton Village Electric Department “Thank you Reno and all the lineworkers at Hardwick Electric Dept! We appreciate you going out in the windy, snowy and rainy weather to keep the electricity flowing…

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Waterbury Center, VT (April 6, 2020) – The Vermont Public Power Supply Authority (VPPSA) announced two changes to its board of directors. John Morley III, Village Manager of the Village of Orleans, is the newly elected board vice-chairman. Morley has served on the VPPSA Board of Directors for 22 years and most recently acted as…

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Providing our communities with consistent, reliable electric service is our number one priority. To continue doing so, VPPSA and its member utilities are striving to keep their employees safe and healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic. All VPPSA member utilities’ offices remain operational, but with doors closed to the public. VPPSA and its member utilities understand…

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