Vermont’s Green Mountain Power wants permission to install equipment that will boost the amount of electricity that its turbines in the Lowell Mountain wind project can put out in the New England grid. The Caledonian-Record reported that Lowell wind operators noticed Tuesday that three of the 21 turbines were not producing electricity. They said capacity has been curtailed by ISO-New England, which runs the New England grid. That was a concern of the head of the governor’s Energy Generation Siting Policy Commission, which was on a tour of the wind project Tuesday. Green Mountain Power is asking the Vermont Public Service Board to approve its plan.
Vt. utility wants to boost electricity from wind farm
You've reached the limit of 10 free articles a month
Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.
- High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
- Convenient access across all of your devices
- Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
- Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
- Less than $1 a week