• New Vt wind project online in time for tax credit
    By
     | January 01,2013
     

    GEORGIA The Georgia Mountain wind project is online and making power in time to take advantage of an expiring federal tax credit.

    The Georgia Mountain Community Wind farm announced Monday its four turbines in the towns of Georgia and Milton are fully operational and capable of providing about 8 percent of the electricity used by the Burlington Electric Department.

    Burlington Electric and Georgia Mountain have signed a long-term power supply contract.

    The 10-megawatt project is expected to produce about 27 million kilowatt-hours of electricity a year.

    Efforts by Congress to extend the tax credit have failed.

    MORE IN This Just In
    A Granite City woman is facing several charges as police say she broke a child's leg after... Full Story
    MORETOWN — Vermont State Police are looking for information about a snow blower stolen from... Full Story
    Two VT Working Forests projects funded in Forest Legacy program Full Story
    More Articles
  •  
     
    • MEDIA GALLERY 
    • VIDEOS
    • PHOTOS