Lowell Hydro Plant Flooding
The below letter sent to the Vermont Public Service Board describes a significant flooding event in the vicinity the Lowell wind energy facility under construction.
June 30, 2012
by Delvin Warner
in Lowell Mountain News
Dear Members of the Public Service Board
Montpelier, VT - On June 6th, I sent you an email and pictures showing the damage to my small hydro power plant located on the Missisqoui River. Subsequently, you communicated with me requesting additional information.
My hydro plant is a small one with three turbines and was established approximately 40 years ago by my father. It has been in constant operation since that time with shut downs for maintenance only. The excess electricity from this small operation has been sold to the Vermont Electric Coop. ... [continue via Web link]