The Commission has approved four large-scale wind-generation facilities in Vermont: Deerfield (Docket 7250), Sheffield (Docket 7156), Georgia Mountain (Docket 7508) and Lowell Mountain (Docket 7628). Each is subject to a Commission-approved sound-monitoring and sound-complaint procedure that includes steps intended to resolve complaints directly with the operator of the wind-generation facility.
Persons wishing to file complaints regarding wind facility sound levels should file their complaints directly with the facility operator. This allows the operator an opportunity to promptly assess and address the circumstances resulting in the complaint. Contact information and links to the approved procedures for each facility are below.
Deerfield Wind, LLC
Deerfield Noise Monitoring and Complaint Resolution Plan
First Wind Vermont
Sheffield Noise Monitoring and Complaint Resolution Plan
Georgia Mountain Community Wind
Georgia Mountain Noise Monitoring and Complaint Resolution Plan
Green Mountain Power Corporation
Lowell Mountain Noise Monitoring and Complaint Resolution Plan
In the event you register a complaint with the facility operator but do not believe your complaint was adequately resolved, you can contact the Department of Public Service Consumer Affairs and Public Information (CAPI) Division. More information on how CAPI and the Commission handle complaints about non-compliance.
If your complaint is not resolved by the wind generation facility or with the assistance of CAPI, you can file a complaint directly with the Commission. Additionally, you may file a complaint directly with the Commission at any time using the contact information in the lower left-hand corner of each web page.