Vermont Environmentalists File FTC Challenge over “Double-Counting” RECs

Represented by Patrick A. Parenteau and Douglas A. Ruley of the Vermont Law School’s Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic, four Vermont residents have petitioned the FTC to investigate alleged misleading marketing practices by Green Mountain Power regarding their provision of renewable energy. The petition contends that Green Mountain has engaged in misleading practices by marketing their power to Vermont consumers as “renewable” even while selling the renewable attributes of the power to other utilities (who in turn use them to supplement the amount of their own electricity they can claim as “renewable”).

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Petition – Vermont Environmentalists File FTC Challenge over “Double-Counting” RECs

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