WEC Opposes Moratorium on Wind Development

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STATEMENT OPPOSING A MORATORIUM ON WIND DEVELOPMENT IN VERMONT Adopted by the Board of Directors of Washington Electric Cooperative, January 9, 2013 Washington Electric Co-op (WEC) reaffirms its support for responsible development of renewable energy generation in Vermont, including commercial scale wind. Climate change is already affecting our planet and its impact is being felt in Vermont. The Vermont Legislature …

WEC’s 2012 Annual Meeting: Voting Results, Guest Speaker Presentation

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Approximately 170 Washington Electric Co-op members, staff and guests gathered for the Co-op’s 73rd Annual Meeting, held in Montpelier on May 24th. WEC members voted by mail and in person for three 3-year seats on the Board of Directors as well as on a bylaw amendment. Incumbent Directors Richard Rubin of Plainfield and Roger Fox of Walden were reelected, and …

First Wind’s Project in Sheffield Begins Operations

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PRESS RELEASE: FIRST WIND CELEBRATES COMPLETION OF SHEFFIELD WIND PROJECT Gov. Shumlin participates in ribbon-cutting ceremony to commemorate 40 megawatt project that will deliver clean energy to about 15,000 Vermont homes 10/26/2011 Sheffield, VT – October 26, 2011 – First Wind, an independent U.S.-based wind energy company, today marked the commencement of commercial operations of the company’s 40 megawatt (MW) …