Renewable Energy in Vermont

The news has been full of announcements about new solar, wind and biomass energy projects in Vermont. We’ll find out what’s behind the flurry of projects and whether they represent a new era of increasing reliance on renewable energy.

Impact on bear population could affect wind project

The Deerfield Wind Project calls for seventeen, 400-foot turbines to be built on Green Mountain National Forest land in Searsburg and Readsboro. The project would be near a smaller wind farm operated by Green Mountain Power on private property in Searsburg.