House advances renewable energy bill

The House has advanced a bill designed to encourage renewable power projects. The legislation sets wholesale prices for certain kinds of generation, including wind projects and solar installations.

New GMP head announces energy plan

Vermont’s second largest electric utility has drawn up a plan for where it will get its power over the next quarter century. Green Mountain Power says it ultimately wants to rely more on environmentally friendly power – and less on nuclear. VPR’s Ross Sneyd has more.

Morning Newscast: April 10, 2008

Here are the top stories at 7:40 a.m.: Vermont has avoided the most serious problems in the housing and credit markets, but a new report shows that real estate sales and prices have both declined over the winter; Senator Bernie Sanders is pushing for the extension of tax credits for renewable energy projects…