GMP’s Kingdom Community Wind tours are back this summer

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GMP’s Kingdom Community Wind tours are back this summer

Thu, 05/19/2022 - 3:23am -- tim

See Up Close How Wind Power is Generated in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom

Visitors atop Lowell Mountain learning about wind power with Green Mountain Power in July 2021.

Vermont Business Magazine Green Mountain Power (GMP) announced that sign-ups are now open for its popular summer tours at the Kingdom Community Wind Project in Lowell, Vermont.  Each year, hundreds of Vermonters and tourists alike visit the wind farm to see how it works up close and to learn more about wind energy.

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. In surveys, previous tour participants have consistently praised the experience:

“The informal setting was good for asking whatever question we had.”

“The turbines are impressive and very quiet. I find them very calming to   watch.”

“Learned a lot about the wind turbines. Also, a great view!”

2021 Tour Dates & Sign-Ups:

Saturday, July 9, 10 a.m.

Wednesday, August 10, 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 serves approximately 270,000 residential and business customers in Vermont and is partnering with them to improve lives and transform communities. GMP is focused meeting the needs of customers with integrated energy services that help people cut carbon and costs, 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 2022, GMP was named to TIME’s list of the 100 Most Innovative Companies. Fast Company named GMP one of the top five Most Innovative Companies in North America in 2022. GMP also earned a spot on Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies in the World list in the energy sector 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. 

5.16.2022. COLCHESTER, Vt. – Green Mountain Power