• GMP awards tree-trimming contract to Penn. company
    Staff Report | January 10,2013
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    Green Mountain Power Corp. has awarded a statewide tree trimming contract to Asplundh, a Pennsylvania-based company. The three-year contract, which accounts for half of GMP’s tree-related work, could mean a loss of work for local tree companies that worked for the former Central Vermont Public Service Corp.

    GMP spokeswoman Dorothy Schnure said Thursday the contract with Asplundh will save ratepayers $500,000 a year. She also said companies that lost out on the tree-trimming bid will still be able to bid on the remaining work, including transmission trimming, tree removal and capital construction work.

    Schnure said Asplundh plans on hiring local tree trimmers.


    For the full story, see Friday's Rutland Herald.
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