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How Climate Change Is Transforming Vermont's Utilities

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Hundreds of thousands of Vermonters lost power in powerful wind storms that blew through the state in late October. The cost of repairs for Green Mountain Power are estimated to be at least $15 million, with millions more for other public utilities.

powerful wind storm raked Vermont a week ago, reminding many just how vulnerable the state's electric grid can be to severe weather. As climate change models forecast more unpredictable weather in the future, are Vermont utilities ready for the challenges of climate change?

Joining the conversation is Mary Powell, president and CEO of Green Mountain Power; Ken Nolan, the general manager for the Vermont Public Power Supply Authority; and Christine Hallquist, the CEO of Vermont Electric Cooperative.

Broadcast on Wednesday, Nov. 8, at noon; rebroadcast at 7 pm.

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