After a Year Off Due to the Pandemic, Popular Tours of Wind Farm Are Back in June
COLCHESTER, Vt. – Green Mountain Power (GMP) announced that this summer it is bringing back its popular tours at the Kingdom Community Wind Project in Lowell, Vermont, after suspending plans for public tours due to the pandemic in 2020. For seven straight years prior to the pandemic, hundreds of Vermonters and tourists alike saw the wind farm up close and learned more about how wind energy works.
The tours are free and last about last about 90 minutes, with GMP experts guiding your visit to two of the project’s 21 wind turbines and answering your questions. Previous tour participants have consistently praised the experience in surveys:
“The informal setting was good for asking whatever question we had.”
“Learned a lot about the wind turbines. Also, a great view!”
“The turbines are impressive and very quiet. I find them very calming to watch.”
2021 Tour Dates & Sign Up
Wednesday, June 30, 10 a.m.
Saturday, July 24, 10 a.m.
Space is limited, so you must pre-register for a tour on GMP’s website.
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). In 2021, the Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) honored GMP as a nationwide leader in energy transformation, and in 2019 GMP earned the Deane C. Davis Outstanding Vermont Business of the Year Award from the Vermont Chamber of Commerce and Vermont Business Magazine.
Kristin Kelly, Green Mountain Power
The informal setting was good for asking whatever question we had.Tour Participant