On February 28th, 2018 Kidder Hill Community Wind announced that it was stopping project planning activities. Kidder Hill Community Wind (KHCW) was planned as a 5-megawatt electric generation project with the potential to provide enough power to meet the average local annual electric needs of approximately 2,000 households. Kidder Hill Community Wind was intended to play a role in helping Vermont achieve its renewable energy goals.
On February 28th, 2018 Kidder Hill Community Wind stopped project planning activities for the proposed two-turbine Kidder Hill Community Wind installation in Lowell. Citing a turbulent climate for renewable wind energy in Vermont and the urgent need for more renewables to be built, the project explained that resources will be reprioritized toward building renewable energy elsewhere.