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Dept. of Energy provides key approval for Northern Pass

The U.S. Department of Energy has recommended the Northern Pass project receive a presidential permit — a key approval step for the transmission project and a major step toward creating more than a thousand construction jobs in the New England area. An “impact statement” was released Aug. 10 by the U.S. Department of Energy Office …

New Hampshire’s Supreme Court ruled in favor of the Northern Pass project, allowing hydro-electric power to run from Canada to New Hampshire to the grid supplying New England. The total project would run almost 200 miles from Pittsburg to Deerfield, bringing down about 1,000 megawatts of electricity and supplying enough power to the area to …

Eversource is working with several companies from New Hampshire this fall on the first phase of a major transmission line project. Called the Merrimack Valley Reliability Project, Eversource and National Grid are working together to install new overhead transmission lines between Londonderry, N.H. and Tewksbury, Mass. The project is projected to cost $129 million and …

Recently, the Business and Industry Association along with various IBEW representatives were made aware that the National Site Evaluation Committee will be extending the review process for the Northern Pass hydroelectric project to September 30, 2017. Pushing the review back almost an entire year will likely set the projected completion date back into 2020. The …

In March, you will have an opportunity to share your opinions on the Northern Pass with federal officials. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) will be holding four public hearings on the Northern Pass draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) throughout the month of March. The EIS was released in July of 2015 and discusses the …

In the crowd of around 250 people that filled the Franklin Opera House Monday night for the first Northern Pass Public Information Session, a few dozen stood out. Opponents of the Northern Pass project were decked out in blaze orange vests, hats, and shirts that reiterated their oppositional mantra of “Trees Not Towers,” while supporters …

Just a reminder that this Wednesday the second of five Public Information Sessions hosted by the New Hampshire Site Evaluation Committee will take place. Wednesday night’s session will be held in Rockingham County and will begin at 6 P.M. at Londonderry High School, 295 Mammoth Road, Londonderry, New Hampshire. The rest of the Public Information …

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