Publications, Presentations, and Meeting Notes

On this page, you will find notes from Commission informational meetings and public hearings as well as publications and other materials provided to Commissioners.

 

Final Report

Energy Generation Siting Policy Commission Final Report (4/30/13)

Separate Statement of Commissioner McCarren

Public Involvement Report

 

Deliberative Session #10 Materials (4/25/13)

EGSPC Full Report DRAFT (04/24/13)

Transcript of Deliberative Session #10

 

Deliberative Session #9 Materials (4/16/13)

Fourth Draft Packaging of the Recommendations (4/16/13)

Transcript of Deliberative Session #9 Part 1 and Part 2

 

VIT Public Hearing (4/8/13)

Paper documents handed to Commissioners at 4/3 and 4/8 hearings

 

Rutland Public Hearing (4/3/13)

Transcript of Rutland Public Hearing

 

Deliberative Session #7 and #8 Materials (4/3/13 and 4/9/13)

Third Draft Packaging of the Recommendations (4/3/13)

Transcript of Deliberative Session #7

Transcript of Deliberative Session #8
 

Deliberative Session #6 Materials (3/28/13)

Second Draft Packaging of the Recommendations (v. 03/27/13)\

Transcript of Deliberative Session #6

 

Deliberative Session #5 Materials (3/12/13)

Draft Recommendations Outline v.2

Draft Recommendations Outline v.1

Transcript of Deliberative Session #5

 

Deliberative Session #4 Materials (2/20/13)

Existing tiers of review under Section 248

Other New England States electric generation siting process (cheat sheet)

Cumulative Impacts Presenters starting at 3 p.m.:
-Ginny Kreitler, Sr. Advisor, Energy & Environment, National Audubon Society
-Ann Ingerson, Economist, The Wilderness Society (presentation and accompanying paper, Cumulative Landscape Impacts of Renewable Energy Alternatives for Northern New England)

Wind Farm Noise 2012: Science and Policy Overview

Transcript of Deliberative Session #4

 

Sheffield and Kingdom Community Wind (Lowell) Site Visits and Lowell Public Hearing (2/12/13):

Sheffield Site Visit Video

Kingdom Community Wind (Lowell) Site Visit Video

Transcript of Lowell Public Hearing

 

Deliberative Session #3 Materials (2/5/13):

National Life Campus Parking Map & GMTA Schedule (note: you will need a photo ID to enter the building)

Speakers list

Draft Options Paper

Asa Hopkins comments

David Raphael comments

Jean Vissering comments

Jeff Forward handout

Jamie Ervin comments #1 and #2

Valley Rainbow decision

Dick Saudek comments

Renewable energy legislation in VT since 1990s

List of studies, reports, and documents on wind power in VT

Transcript of Deliberative Session #3

 

S. Burlington Solar and McNeil Generating Station Site Visits and Burlington Public Hearing (1/30/13):

S. Burlington Solar Site Visit Video

McNeil Generating Station Site Visit Video Part I and Part II

Transcript of Burlington Public Hearing (UVM)

 

Granite Ridge Energy Site Visit (Londonderry, NH) and Brattleboro, VT, Public Hearing (1/23/13):

Granite Ridge Energy Site Visit Video

Granite Ridge Energy Presentation

Transcript of Brattleboro Public Hearing

 

Deliberative Session #2 Materials (1/15/13):

Speakers list

Agency of Natural Resources Recommendations

VELCO presentation

Regional Planning Commissions Recommendations

Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets Recommendations

ANR's Biofinder presentation and link to the Biofinder web interface

Transcript of Deliberative Session #2

 

Information Session #6 and Deliberative Session #1 Materials (1/11/13):

Speakers list

Jameson French comments

Claire Stanley comments

Sam Swanson comments

Vermonters for a Clean Environment presentation (PDF or PPT)

Jennifer Ely comments

Senator Benning comments and photos

Representative Cheney presentation on Germany energy tour and Vermont energy policy (coming)

VELCO presentation

Transcript of Information Session #6/Deliberative Session #1

 

Information Session #5 Materials (12/19/12):

Speakers list

Presenter template

Tom Stanton, National Regulatory Research Institute presentation

Wind Energy and Wind-Park Siting and Zoning Best Practices and Guidance for States (NARUC, 2012)

An Introduction to the Rhode Island Energy Facility Siting Board

An Introduction to New York State Electric Generation Siting

An Introduction to Maine's Energy Siting Long-Term Contracting Considerations

Remarks to the Siting Commission by David Mullett, Vermont Public Power Supply Authority

Transcript of Information Session #5

 

Information Session #4 Materials (12/6/12):

Speakers list

Presenter template

Leslie Cadwell & Geoff Hand presentation

Gerry Tarrant presentation and supplemental information handout

Green Mountain Club presentation

Vermont Public Interest Research Group presentation

Vermont Natural Resources Council presentation

Vermont Land Trust remarks

Conservation Law Foundation presentation

Windham_Heath and Mary Boyer presentation

Newark_Mark Whitworth presentation

Craftsbury_Farley Brown and Susie Houston presentation

Transcript of Information Session #4

 

Information Session #3 Materials (11/30/12):

Invited speakers list

Presenter template

Regional Planning Commissions presentation

Brian Waxler, Pomerleau Real Estate comments

John Soininen, Eolian Renewable Energy presentation

Chad Farrell, Encore Redevelopment presentation

Josh Bagnato, First Wind presentation

Neil Habig, Iberdrola comments

Green Mountain Power presentation

Citizens (Bob Kishko, Springfield; Kim Fried, Newark; Rob Pforzheimer, Sutton; Steve Wright, Craftsbury; Noreen Hession, Newark; Don and Shirley Nelson, Lowell; Kevin McGrath, Lowell) presentation

Transcript of Information Session #3

 

Information Session #2 Materials (11/14/12):

Invited speakers list

An Introduction to New Hampshire Energy Siting Considerations

An Introduction to Connecticut Energy Siting Considerations

An Introduction to Massachusetts Energy Siting Considerations

An Introduction to Maine Energy Siting Considerations

Transcript of Information Session #2

 

Information Session #1 Materials (10/31/12):

Invited speakers list

Section 248 Process Overview

Overview of Other ANR (DEC) Permit Requirements

Other ANR Permit Requirements (briefing document)

Act 250 Overview

Transcript of Information Session #1

 
Memo and Materials to Commissioners 10/17/12:

Memo

Governor’s Energy Siting Policy Commission Project Timeline – Draft 10/11/2012

30 V.S.A. § 248

Overview of the Section 248 Process

Citizen's Guide to the Public Service Board's Section 248 Process

Act 250 (10 V.S.A. Chapter 151)

Comparison of Act 250 and 30 V.S.A. § 248

Vermont Commission on Wind Energy Regulatory Policy Findings and Recommendations; Regulatory Background Research Report, 2004

Report on Improving Vermont's Environmental Protection Process

 

Commissioner appointment letters:

Gaye Symington

Jan Eastman

Tom Bodett

Louise McCarren

Scott Johnstone