Burlington Hydro Plant http://wamc.org en Burlington Makes Bid for Hydro Plant http://wamc.org/post/burlington-makes-bid-hydro-plant <p>Burlington's City Council has voted to reserve first-option rights on the purchase of a hydro plant on the Winooski River.<br><br>The Burlington Free Press reports that means the city's Electric Department will pay a $100,000 deposit to the private owners of the 7.3 megawatt Winooski One plant.<br><br>That deposit would either apply to the purchase price, or be returned if city voters don't authorize funds for the deal.<br><br>The full price of the three-turbine facility hasn't been determined.<br> Tue, 25 Sep 2012 21:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 48686 at http://wamc.org Burlington Makes Bid for Hydro Plant