Celebrating Local Energy & Local Jobs The Project The 10 megawatt, 4-turbine Georgia Mountain Community Wind (GMCW) wind farm spans the border between Chittenden and Franklin counties. Two of the 2.5 megawatt wind turbines are in Milton and two are in Georgia, Vermont along the 3/4 mile northwest-southeast 1140 foot elevation ridgeline. Completed December 31, […]
Innovative Co-op Solar Program Back And Better For 2013 Shelburne, VT – Senator Bernie Sanders, Andrew Perchlik from the Department of Public Service and CEDF, David Blittersdorf, CEO of AllEarth Renewables and Board Member of the Energy Co-op of Vermont, Tom Berry from Sen. Leahy’s office, Jon Copans from Congressman Welch’s office, and local officials […]
Georgia Mountain Community Wind Project Beats New Year Deadline David Blittersdorf reports, on his Facebook page, that all the turbines came on-line yesterday at the Georgia Mountain Community Wind project. Construction was completed before the New Year deadline and this evening all 4 turbines were producing max power of 10MW!
The American Wind Energy Association is urging Congress not to phase-out federal incentives for wind energy, saying, “We’re already showing we’re a leader in innovation. Now we’re showing we’re a leader in addressing the country’s fiscal issues.” Denise Bode, AWEA’s CEO, stressed that, “Our number one priority right now is not putting the wind industry over its own […]