Electric utilities want more renewable power

Vermont’s four largest electric utilities believe the state needs new generating plants to replace at least some of the power they buy from outside sources. As VPR’s Ross Sneyd reports, the companies say the plants should be powered by renewable energy, such as wood or wind.

Morning Newscast: April 23, 2008

Here are the top stories at 7:30 a.m.: The Vermont Senate has voted to override Governor Douglas’s veto of campaign finance reform legislation. Central Vermont Public Service and Green Mountain College have joined forces on a unique project that uses hybrid cars and trucks to teach kids about energy consumption and its impact on the planet.