Vermont Gas knew in March that the first phase of its pipeline expansion project in Addison County would cost 40 percent more than the utility originally estimated, but the utility failed to tell the Public Service Board or the public until July because of an "overabundance of caution," the company says.
Brayton Point is getting a new owner, but it still won’t be saved from the wrecking ball. The massive coal-fired power plant on the South Coast will be acquired by Houston’s Dynegy Inc. in a $3.45 billion deal
To date, Matrix has spent close to $20 million on improvements which include new cooling towers, new chillers, refurbished boilers, 20,000 square feet of solar roof panels and a complete information technology upgrade.
Monkton resident Claire Broughton, who has resisted Vermont Gas' earlier overtures, said late Tuesday afternoon that she hadn't been notified of the latest offer. Compensation for a right-of-way is a non-issue for Broughton.
PORTLAND — Wyman Station, the state’s largest power plant, is no longer on the market as its owners saw increasing profits from the oil-fired power plant in the first quarter of 2014, when winter constraints on natural gas supply for electric generation resulted in greater demand for power from the oil-fired generator.