GMP urges customer safety as Nor’Easter heads to region Monday night
- Forecast calls for heavy wet snow in high elevations in central and southern Vermont
- Prolonged storm Monday night through Wednesday morning that can cause severe travel conditions
- Power outages likely in this forecast, GMP ready to respond
Vermont Business Magazine Green Mountain Power (GMP) is warning customers of a massive winter storm system that will affect the northeastern United States, including parts of Vermont, starting Monday night. The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for parts of Vermont. This is due to the possibility of heavy snowfall lasting Monday night through Wednesday morning. Heavy, wet snowfall is forecast for the higher elevations of central and southern Vermont.
“We want our customers to be aware of the changing conditions in the forecast and to stay safe. , trees and lines can get heavy,” said Mike Burke, GMP’s vice president of field operations. We also have additional crews available to respond alongside our field crew. Forecasts will continue to vary slightly depending on the exact course of the storm.”
GMP encourages customers to stay far away and contact GMP if there are fallen railroad tracks or trees. It’s also a good idea to keep the following basics handy at all times:
- cell phone charged
- flashlight with battery
- bottled water
The GMP app makes it easy to report service outages, track recoveries, and manage your GMP account. You can also report an outage through the Outage Center on GMP’s website or call his GMP at 888-835-4672. Additional storm preparedness and safety tips are available on the GMP website.
About Green Mountain Power
Green Mountain Power provides 100% carbon-free and 78% renewable electricity on an annual basis to more than 270,000 residential and commercial customers in Vermont. GMP partners with customers to improve lives and transform communities. GMP provides solutions that reduce carbon dioxide and provide clean, affordable, always-on power. GMP is the first public utility in the world to be B Corp certified, with a commitment to meeting rigorous standards of social, environmental, accountability and transparency, and using our business as a force for good. In 2022, GMP named him to TIME magazine’s list of the 100 most influential companies. Fast Company has named his GMP one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Companies in North America for 2022. GMP has also been named to Fast Company’s list of the world’s most innovative companies in the energy sector for four consecutive years, and in 2023 and 2021, the Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) will make GMP the national leader in the energy transition. Awarded as a leader.
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