GMP, Renewable Energy tout home battery incentive program: “Bring Your Own Device” program offers $850 credit per kilowatt to homeowners

GMP, Renewable Energy tout home battery incentive program: “Bring Your Own Device” program offers $850 credit per kilowatt to homeowners

By MADELINE HUGHES Staff Reporter Reporters filled Carole McCay’s Hinesburg living room Tuesday morning to report on the installation of a battery. But it’s not just any battery. The intimate home setting was where Green Mountain Power and Renewable Energy Vermont announced an energy part-nership to help install home batteries across the state. The companies… Read More »

Act 143 raises farming questions

By SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Reporter The Charlotte Selectboard spent the majority of its meeting Monday night listening to an Act 143 presentation and discussing some of the local issues related to the legislation. Act 143 is intended to promote the Vermont farm economy and to “increase the consistency across the State of municipal regulation and… Read More »

Charlotte Congregational dedicates solar array

Charlotte Congregational dedicates solar array

With a $20,000 Green Mountain Power grant and other funding, The Charlotte Congregational Church installed a ground-mounted 23,100-watt solar array. The dedication was held on Oct. 18. The 84-solar-panel voltaic system should produce 28,000 KWH per year and could be expanded as the needs of the church change. The project consists of two arrays located… Read More »