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Vermont Bulk Transmission Transmission & Interconnection(8-VT)

In Vermont, a bulk transmission developer may need to obtain a Certificate of Public Good from the Vermont Public Utility Commission.

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Determine Which State and Federal Permits Apply

Use this overview flowchart and following steps to learn which federal and state permits apply to your projects.

Permitting at a Glance

Vermont Federal

State or Preemptive Authority: In Vermont, the Vermont Public Utility Commission has regulatory over the construction of electric transmission facilities.Vt. Stat. Ann. tit. 30, § 248.
Transmission Siting Agency: Vermont Public Utility Commission
Transmission Siting Process: In Vermont, a developer must obtain a Certificate of Public Good from the Vermont Public Utility Commission to construct electric transmission facilities. Vt. Stat. Ann. tit. 30, § 248.
Transmission Siting Threshold: Construction of any electric generation or transmission facility.Vt. Stat. Ann. tit. 30, § 248(a)(1)(A) .
Siting Act: Vermont does not have a comprehensive siting act.
Regulated Entity Definition: A "company" is defined as individuals, partnerships, associations, corporations, and municipalities, owning or conducting any public service business or property used in connection therewith Vt. Stat. Ann. tit. 30, § 201(a) intending to construct an electric generation facility or electric transmission facility. Vt. Stat. Ann. tit. 30, § 248(a)(1)(A) .
Public Utility Regulatory Authority Certification Transmission Threshold: No "company" defined as individuals, partnerships, associations, corporations, and municipalities, owning or conducting any public service business or property used in connection therewith Vt. Stat. Ann. tit. 30, § 201(a) may construct an electric generation facility or electric transmission facility without first obtaining a Certificate of Public Good from the Vermont Public Utility Commission.Vt. Stat. Ann. tit. 30, § 248(a)(1)(A) .
Permit Processing Timeframe: There is no statutorily defined timeframe.

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