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Connecticut Law Requires Undergrounding
Understanding Undergrounding
Scenic America
The next phase could be a 345kv line to Williston
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South Burlington
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Charlotte X
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New Haven
E. Middlebury
W. Rutland
Citizens for Safe Energy
Voices for Sensible Energy Solutions
How VELCO contributes to Global Warming
VELCO's Herbicide and Chemical Usage
Economic Analysis of the VELCO project
Download the Public Service Board's Decision approving the VELCO "NRP"

Briefs and Reply Briefs filed with the Public Service Board in the VELCO Power Line case on Nov. 24, 2004 and Dec. 17, 2004
More Sky and Trees,
Less Steel and Wire

by Craig Canine for NRDC's "On Earth,"
Summer 2004 issue, [download .pdf file]

New Thinking on Energy
by Dan Gilmore
San Jose Mercury News

Transmission Siting and Permitting
Study by David H. Meyer Consultant, Electricity Policy and Regulation Alexandria, Virginia
Richard Sedano Regulatory Assistance Project Montpelier, Vermont
[download .pdf file]

Alternatives to Big New Power Lines

A Smarter Power Grid

Technology Review    
July/August 2001

New "power electronics" that swap voltage from line to line may be the best-and cheapest-fix for our aging electric grid.

Future Transmission Lines Could Pack More Power
~Pure Power Magazine, Summer 2003

Researchers at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) are testing new technologies that could increase capacity of electric transmission lines, limiting the need for additional transmission routes and towers.

Firm out to power the Big Apple

Albany-- Transmission lines would be buried on part of Albany County-to-NYC route

Albany Times Union
Sunday, February 16, 2003

As the state teeters on the edge of an energy crisis, a new company is looking to send power from Albany County to New York City in one of the largest transmission projects of its kind.

Conjunction LLC's plan is getting attention at the state Capitol not only because of the amount of energy it would move, but because its unique design may defuse aesthetic, health and environmental concerns that typically fuel the opposition to such proposals.

Deadline extended for project appeal
Burlington Free Press
March 1, 2005

VELCO ruling ends this chapter of power line saga
Addison Independent Editorial
Feb. 12, 2005

Some feel overlooked in VELCO decision
Burlington Free Press
Feb. 1, 2005

Power lines vs. the public good
Rutland Herald
Nov. 11, 2004
2/10/05: New Haven to appeal VELCO approval, Addison Independent
2/5/05: VELCO opponents say there's still time to find alternatives, Burlington Free Press
2/4/05: Power trip: VELCO charges forward, Vermont Guardian
2/3/05: Significant conditions of VELCO project will add millions in cost, Addison Independent
1/29/05: State regulators approve powerline project, but with plenty of conditions, Vermont news media coverage
12/18/04, Power line battle runs deep in Charlotte, Burlington Free Press
12/17/04: Stowe's VELCO bill projected at $7M, Stowe Reporter
12/07/04: VELCO upgrade costs skyrocket, Times Argus
12/06/04: Shelburne residents maintain opposition to VELCO transmission line, Vermont Public Radio
12/05/04: Powerline Protest, WCAX-TV
12/04/04: Area group plans rally against VELCO project, Burlington Free Press
12/03/04: Board grills anti-VELCO expert, Associated Press
12/03/04: Hearings conclude, board deliberates decision on VELCO transmission line
Vermont Public Radio
12/02/04: New Haven approves $15,000 to fight VELCO lines, Addison Independent
11/30/04: VELCO balks at testimony on reliability, Associated Press
11/30/04: Town backs power line spending, Burlington Free Press
11/24/04: Line-item veto: Grassroots muscle in power line fight, Vermont Guardian
11/24/04: Need for more permits may slow power line project, Associated Press
11/24/04: 4 Towns & ACRPC call for the PSB to Deny VELCO's "NRP"
11/23/04: Power line opponents ask for delay from Public Service Board, Vermont Public Radio
11/17/04, Power Play, Seven Days
11/15/04: New Haven to ask voters for money in VELCO project battle, Addison Independent
VELCO and Champlain Valley in 2014
Burlington Free Press
, January 6, 2005
Power line project in the public good, Rutland Herald, Nov. 17, 2004
Conserve power before building lines, Burlington Free Press Commentary, April 15, 2004
Electrical Fields and Cancer, Rutland Herald, Sept. 23, 2003
High Voltage Power Line, Vermont Public Radio, Aug. 1, 2003
VCE Statement on VELCO
Section 248
Electricity Transmission: A Primer
Power Line Health Facts
Dean Corren's white paper on Re-Powering Vermont
News about natural gas & electricity markets: 
Governor Douglas talks about the VELCO project
Vermont Public Radio
Nov. 9, 2004
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