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Public Power Advocate William G. Gallagher Passes Away

William Gallagher William Gallagher, a longtime public power advocate, passed away on Oct. 15, 2021, at the age of 81. “Bill was a tireless advocate for public power,” said Joy Ditto, President and CEO of the American Public Power Association (APPA). “There are so many things that Bill did during his decades in public power,…

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Deadline Approaching For COVID-19 Utility Bill Assistance

October 7, 2021 Media Contacts: Burlington Electric Department: Mike Kanarick, (802) 735-7962 Green Mountain Power: Kristin Kelly, (802) 318-0872 Hyde Park Electric: Carol Robertson, (802) 730-7869 Stowe Electric Department: Lily Burgess, (802) 253-7215 Vermont Electric Co-op: Jake Brown, (802) 730-0414 VPPSA: Julia Leopold, (802) 884-4488 Washington Electric Co-op: Bill Powell, (802) 224-2329 State grants available…

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Barton Village Electric Dept. Informational Meeting

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Powered by the sun, Morrisville Salvage Yard’s new solar array is adding value to the community

September 9, 2021 Encore Renewable Energy, in partnership with the Vermont Public Power Supply Authority (VPPSA), has commissioned a solar project on the old auto salvage yard Morrisville, VT — Encore Renewable Energy and VPPSA announced today the commissioning of a new 2.1 MW community solar array located at a former auto salvage yard. The…

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Northeast Public Power Association Elects Ken Nolan to Board of Directors

September 7, 2021 Waterbury Center, VT – Northeast Public Power Association (NEPPA) announced this week the election of Vermont Public Power Supply Authority (VPPSA) General Manager Ken Nolan to its board of directors. Nolan will join three VPPSA utility managers currently sitting on the 21-member board comprised of public power officials from all six New…

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VPPSA volunteers create room to grow as the Barton Community Giving Garden kicks off first harvest of the year

July 14, 2021 Waterbury Center, VT- Today, volunteers from Vermont Public Power Supply Authority (VPPSA) gave back to the Barton Village community by pulling weeds from the Barton Community Giving Garden. The VPPSA volunteer team removed stacks of invasive knotweed, an aggressive, stalky plant that is encroaching on the garden’s growing space. The garden, established…

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New yard care rebates available to VPPSA member customers

July 1, 2021 For more information: Julia Leopold jleopold@vppsa.com  (802) 884-4488 Waterbury Center, VT– Vermont Public Power Supply Authority (VPPSA) is announcing new yard care rebate offerings to help customers of its municipal electric utility members adopt clean technology. A $25 rebate is available for each electric chainsaw, trimmer, or leaf blower purchased on or…

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2021 Electric Yard Care Rebate

$25 Rebate: Electric Yard Care VPPSA member customers are eligible for a $25 rebate for each electric appliance: chainsaw, trimmer, or leaf blower. $25 Rebate: Electric Yard Care

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Special Offer for Barton Village Electric Department and Jacksonville Electric Company Customers

$2,000 For Heat Pump + Weatherization Limited offer while funds last. Eligibility: This offer is only available to income-qualifying customers of Barton Village Electric Department and Jacksonville Electric Company. Qualifying applicants can attest that their 2019 household income was at or below the following levels: 1 person: $66,400 2 persons: $75,800 3 persons: $85,400 4…

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VPPSA, Efficiency Vermont partnership builds resilience in Barton

June 10, 2021 CONTACT: VPPSA: Julia Leopold Phone: (802) 884-4488 Email: jleopold@vppsa.com Efficiency Vermont: Paul Lambert Phone: (802) 540-7788 Email: plambert@efficiencyvermont.com Waterbury Center, Vermont – Vermont Public Power Supply Authority (VPPSA) is partnering with Efficiency Vermont to bring unique program offers that help Barton Village Electric Department customers save money by lowering the cost of…

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