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Vermont state officials have issued new energy planning standards that invite regional and town planners to say whether they're willing to welcome large-scale wind energy projects. But 'No' is not an acceptable answer.

The state Public Service Board has cleared Vermont Gas Systems to install pipeline near power lines over concerns that a chemical used to treat utility poles could be disturbed by the construction.

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Vermont's Public Service Board has extended the comment period on a proposed solar array for land along Interstate 91 in Brattleboro.

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Governor Peter Shumlin has appointed the vice chairwoman of the House Natural Resources and Energy Committee to the Vermont Public Service Board.

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Vermont's largest electric utility wants to increase its rates by 2.46 percent on Oct. 1 and as much as 2.5 percent on Oct. 1 of 2014.