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Barton Village Residents Vote Down Sale of Electric Department 

Voters choose to continue local ownership of 128-year-old utility May 10, 2022 Waterbury Center, Vermont – Barton Village voters elected not to sell Barton Electric to Vermont Electric Cooperative (VEC) in an Australian ballot vote on Tuesday. The decision allows Barton Village to continue owning and operating the electric utility that serves more than 2,000…

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Barton Electric Vote

What does the proposed sale of Barton Electric mean for you? This is a decision that can’t be taken lightly or made quickly. Barton Electric has been owned and operated by the village for 128 years.  A ballot vote will determine if Barton Electric is sold to Vermont Electric Cooperative (VEC). The decision is in…

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Barton Village Trustees Pursue Vote to Sell Electric Department

Recommendation ends 100-year legacy of locally owned and operated electric department   March 31, 2022 Waterbury Center, Vermont – On Monday, March 28, the Barton Village Trustees voted to recommend sale of the Barton Electric Department to the Vermont Electric Cooperative (VEC) headquartered in Johnson, VT. A sale would affect more than 2,000 Barton Electric…

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House Passes AMI Funding for Municipal Utilities 

March 29, 2022 Waterbury Center, Vermont – The Vermont House has passed comprehensive transportation and appropriations bills that include significant investments in the state’s efforts to electrify the economy, including funding for advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) in public power communities. VPPSA represents its 11 community-owned electric utility members as a leading advocate for this funding…

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Vermont Municipal Electric Utilities Launch Electric Vehicle Instant Discounts

January 12, 2022 Waterbury Center, VT– Vermont Public Power Supply Authority (VPPSA) announced today that member utility customers can get an instant price cut when they purchase or lease an electric vehicle from a participating dealership. The discount is a new offering in VPPSA’s rebate program designed to reduce fossil fuel consumption. VPPSA member customers…

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2022 Electric Vehicle Rebate

EV Rebate Form: Up to $1,400   VPPSA member customers can get: $1,000 back for a new all-electric vehicle $500 back for a new plug-in hybrid $500 back for a pre-owned all-electric vehicle $250 back for a pre-owned plug-in hybrid Income-qualifying customers may receive an additional $400 on a new electric vehicle or plug-in hybrid.  …

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2022 Electric Vehicle Charging Station Rebate

EV Charging Station Rebate Form: $500 VPPSA member customers are eligible for a $500 rebate on the purchase of Level 2 Charger. To qualify, the charger must be installed for workplace or public use. FAQ How much does an EV charging station cost? EV charging equipment has a wide price range. According to Drive Electric,…

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2022 Electric Yard Care Rebate

Electric Yard Care Rebate Form: $25 Get $25 back for an electric chainsaw, trimmer, or leaf blower.

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2022 Cold Climate Heat Pump Instant Discount

Heat Pump + Weatherization Rebate: $200 VPPSA is partnering with Efficiency Vermont to offer an instant discount for installing heat pump technology. Work with a participating contractor to receive the discount. The amount will vary by the type and size of the heat pump. If you’ve installed your heat pump in a building that has…

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2022 Heat Pump Water Heater Instant Discount

VPPSA is partnering with Efficiency Vermont to offer a $600 discount for replacing a fossil fuel water heater with a heat pump water heater. Work with a participating HVAC distributor to receive an instant price discount at the time of purchase. You can also apply for a rebate online. Visit Efficiency Vermont’s Heat Pump Water…

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