The advocacy group continues to advertise about Green Mountain Power’s
plan to take over and merge with Central Vermont Public Service. The group delivered petitions with the signatures of 15,000 customers of
of the statewide transmission grid has emerged as a major issue as regulators
review a proposed merger between the state’s two largest utilities. Critics
say the merged company under Canadian ownership is more likely to use Vermont as a corridor to import electricity from Quebec. But the transmission company is playing down those
Central Vermont Public Service has agreed to a deal to be bought out by Gaz Metro and merged with its Green Mountain Power subsidiary. The president of CVPS says there could be more mergers in the state’s electric utility industry.