Home improvement: Gas co. giving away electric heat pump

Vermonters who want to upgrade their home water heater have a chance to win a brand new, highly-efficient electric heat pump water heater installed at their residence thanks to a contest held by Vermont Gas Systems, in celebration of its three decades as northwest Vermont’s thermal energy efficiency leader.

Middlebury vote on natural gas easement is moot

A petitioned vote on whether Vermont Gas should be granted an easement to install a pipe across town-owned land to deliver natural gas to 3 Mill St. has been rendered moot by news that the South Burlington company has found a way to serve that location wi … (read more)

Town vote sought on natural gas easement

A Middlebury man has filed a petition to force a community vote on whether to affirm — or overturn — a selectboard decision to grant Vermont Gas Systems an easement through town-owned land.

Letter to the editor: ‘Homegrown’ term misused

Despite the language of last week’s half-page ad, VGS’s “homegrown” natural gas program is neither sustainable nor renewable.

Letter to the editor: VGS has poor track record

In a recent issue of the Addison Independent, dated Feb. 11, 2021, you put forth an article titled “VGS faces penalties for pipeline violations.” When I saw the headlines for the article, I said to myself, “What else is new?” For the past six years, when … (read more)

Activists push for Vermont Gas pipeline penalties

After a state order last week detailed issues with a Vermont Gas pipeline, the company filed with state regulators Wednesday requesting more time to respond. “Today we’ll be filing for a little more time so we can review the ruling,” Vermont Gas spokesper … (read more)

Rendall steps down as Vt. Gas president

SOUTH BURLINGTON — Vermont Gas Systems President and CEO Don Rendall plans to step down in September 2020 after six years leading the company. The VGS Board of Directors has selected respected public and private sector leader Neale Lunderville as the next … (read more)

Investigator’s report clears Vt. Gas pipeline

VERMONT — An independent investigator hired by the state found the Addison County Natural Gas Pipeline to be “generally” in compliance with state and federal requirements with a few exceptions. In a report filed this past Wednesday with the state Public U … (read more)

Vt. Gas faces rebuke for 2016 blast in Monkton

Vermont Gas was out of compliance with regulations when it blasted along the route of the Addison Natural Gas Pipeline in June 2016, a regulatory panel says. In a ruling issued Sept. 12, the Public Utility Commission denied Vermont Gas’ request to dismiss … (read more)