Team Making Reliability Improvements in Richmond/Bolton Area Starting Friday
COLCHESTER, Vt. – Green Mountain Power (GMP) is alerting customers and drivers that they may spot helicopter line crews along sub-transmission lines visible from Interstate 89 in the Richmond/Bolton area this weekend. The work is scheduled to take place Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Helicopter line crews will be installing spacers between lines to increase reliability, especially during the winter when ice can build up on lines. The improvements will help customers from Middlesex north and west into Essex. This work is scheduled to take place without outages needed.
About Green Mountain Power
Green Mountain Power (GMP) serves approximately 266,000 residential and business customers in Vermont and is partnering with them to improve lives and transform communities. GMP is focused on a new way of doing business to meet the needs of customers with integrated energy services that help people use less energy and save money, while continuing to generate clean, cost-effective and reliable power in Vermont. GMP is the first utility in the world to get a B Corp certification, meeting rigorous social, environmental, accountability and transparency standards and committing to use business as a force for good. GMP earned a spot on Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies in the World list four years in a row (2017, 2018, 2019, 2020). J.D. Power’s 2018 and 2019 rankings put GMP among top utilities for customer satisfaction. In 2019 and 2020 GMP was named “One of the Best Places to Work in Vermont” by Vermont Business Magazine and the Vermont Chamber of Commerce, and was the winner of the Deane C. Davis Outstanding Vermont Business of the Year Award in 2019.
Kristin Kelly, Green Mountain Power