Green Mountain Power Celebrates 225kW Methane Plant at Westminster Farms Celebration and Open House October 20th
13 October 2009
COLCHESTER, VT -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 10/13/2009 -- In addition to producing milk, the 1,200 cows of Westminster Farms' dairy herd will now be providing electricity to about 250 Green Mountain Power (GMP) customers thanks to a 225kW farm methane generation facility that came online this summer at the farm.
A celebration and open house will take place on Tuesday, October 20, from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm. Guest speakers will include Governor Douglas and Green Mountain Power President and Chief Executive Officer Mary Powell at a ceremony that will begin at 10:00 am. The event is free and open to the public.
Directions to Westminster Farms:
Headed South on I 91:
Take Exit 5. At the end of the ramp turn left on Westminster St. Follow Westminster St to a Stop sign in 8 tenths of a mile and Turn Right onto US 5 South. Proceed 1.4 Miles and Westminster Farms is located on the right.
Headed North on I 91:
Take Exit 5. At the end of the ramp turn right on Westminster St. Follow Westminster St to a Stop sign in 8 tenths of a mile and Turn Right onto US 5 South. Proceed 1.4 Miles and Westminster Farms is located on the right.
About Green Mountain Power
Green Mountain Power (www.greenmountainpower.com) transmits, distributes and sells electricity and utility construction services in the State of Vermont in a service territory with approximately one quarter of Vermont's population. It serves more than 200,000 people and businesses.
For further information, please contact:
Green Mountain Power Manager of Corporate Communications