Popular Free Tours by Green Mountain Power Back for Sixth Season
22 May 2018
Colchester, Vt. – You can see wind energy in action this summer as Green Mountain Power brings back its free tours of the 21-turbine Kingdom Community Wind project in Lowell, Vermont. The popular summer tours are open to Vermonters and tourists alike, and draw more than 1,200 people to the site each June, July and August.
“Green Mountain Power is a great community partner, and we are so happy the tours have returned along with the warmer weather,” said Richard Pion, chair of the Lowell Selectboard. “These tours are a great chance to see a wind project up close. Plus, they have attracted thousands of visitors to our region over the years, which benefits the local economy as they make stops at local restaurants and businesses.”
Each tour lasts approximately 90 minutes and includes a visit to two of the turbines. The tours are free, and advance registration is required.
To register for a tour, please sign up on the Green Mountain Power website at www.gmpsnapshot.greenmountainpower.com/kingdom-community-wind-tours or call Gert Tetreault at 802-744-6664.
2018 tour dates:
Wednesday, June 6 at 11 a.m.
Wednesday, July 11 at 10 a.m.
Saturday, July 21 at 10 a.m.
Wednesday, August 1 at 10 a.m.
Saturday, August 18 at 10 a.m.
School groups are welcome and can be arranged by calling 802-655-8418.
About Green Mountain Power:
Green Mountain Power (GMP) serves approximately 265,000 residential and business customers in Vermont and is partnering with Vermonters 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. In 2014, Vote Solar named GMP a Solar Champion. More information at: www.gmpsnapshot.greenmountainpower.com. Connect with GMP on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @GreenMtnPower.
Kristin Kelly, Green Mountain Power