Green Mountain Power requests modifications to Lowell permit conditions
GMP's legal brief noted that the Vermont Supreme Court has advised that the Public Service Board's power to modify its judgments "should be used with great caution," but they argue that they could not have anticipated that the board would have required them to meet these conditions before construction begins.
June 15, 2011
by Carl Etnier
in Vermont Digger
Green Mountain Power asked the Public Service Board in a filing Tuesday to give it more time to comply with four of the conditions required under a recently issued permit for the Kingdom Community Wind project on Lowell Mountain. The company also asked that one of the conditions be eliminated.
The four conditions must be met before construction commences on the wind farm.
GMP told the board that unless the deadlines for these conditions are changed, the company will not finish the project in time to qualify for federal production tax credits that will expire if the project is not complete at... [continue via Web link]