Electric Power Rate To Increase For Some Vt. Customers

Customers of Vermont’s largest electric utility could see their monthly bills go up to help pay the costs of recovering from Tropical Storm Irene. If approved, beginning on July 1, CVPS customers would see their bills increase by 1.4 percent.

House Speaker Shap Smith

House Speaker Shap Smith discusses the top legislative issues, we hear an analysis of the latest developments of the proposed CVPS-Green Mountain Power merger and we listen back to the voices in the news this week.

VT Law School: Smart Grid Adoption Is Improving

Vermont Law School is studying the roll-out of smart grid technology by Central Vermont Public Service and six other utilities around the country. The school says the adoption of the technology by the state’s largest electric utility is going well.

Responding To Critics, GMP Sweetens Deal

Green Mountain Power has responded to critics who say it isn’t providing enough benefits to Central Vermont Public Service customers in the planned merger of the two companies. GMP says it will pay another $21 million toward customer energy efficiency.