WINOOSKI 8 HYDROELECTRIC PROJECT NOTICE OF JOINT MEETING AND SITE VISIT Winooski Hydroelectric Company (WHC) hereby notifies resource agencies, Indian tribes, and interested members of the public that WHC has scheduled a joint meeting and site visit regarding the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) relicensing of its Winooski 8 Hydroelectric Project, FERC Project No. 6470 (Project). Overview of Project: The Project is located on the Winooski River in East Montpelier, VT. On July 31, 2018, WHC commenced the pre-filing process for the Project with the filing of its Notice of Intent and Pre-Application Document. WHC intends to file an Application for New License for the Project utilizing the Commission’s Traditional Licensing Process (TLP). The Commission, by letter order dated September 21, 2018, granted WHC’s request to use the TLP for the Project. Therefore, in accordance with the first stage consultation requirements of the TLP, WHC has scheduled a joint meeting and site visit regarding the Project that is open to all interested resource agencies, Indian tribes, members of the public and other interested parties. The purpose of the joint meeting and site visit will be to provide an overview of the Project and of the information provided in the Pre-Application Document filed with FERC on July 31, 2018, discuss the licensing process and timeline, and receive input and feedback regarding the proposed studies and additional information that may be requested. All interested persons are invited to attend the joint meeting to assist in identifying and clarifying the scope of issues to be addressed during this phase of the licensing process for the Project. A site visit to view the Project will be held immediately following the joint meeting. Any questions regarding the joint meeting, please contact Mathew Rubin at 802-223-7141. The details regarding the joint meeting and site visit are as follows: Joint Meeting Date: November 16, 2018 Time: 9:00 a.m. Location: Capital Plaza Hotel and Conference Center, 100 State Street, Montpelier, VT 05602, Boardroom 338 Site Visit Date: November 16, 2018 Time: Immediately after the Joint Meeting (or after lunch, pending duration of joint meeting) Location: Leave from Capital Plaza to the Project

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