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Concord, NH – During today’s full-day SEC adjudicative hearings, the Counsel for the Public called individuals they called experts on construction to answer a series of questions lasting throughout the morning and afternoon hearing sessions. The attorney for the Counsel for the Public asked a series of questions surrounding the Northern Pass project’s initial Construction …

Concord, NH – A full day of Site Evaluation Committee hearings continued today beginning at 9:00 am with a panel of witnesses representing the Clarksville-Stewartstown Combined Group of Intervenors, the witnesses were comprised of anti-project intervenors who led off the day’s hearing with a 20 minute video which had been introduced the the committee as …

Lawyers question witnesses during Site Evaluation Committee The Site Evaluation Committee met at 1 p.m. to hear from witnesses from various groups trying to block the Northern Pass project. The purpose of these hearings is for lawyers for both sides to ask questions about the witnesses’ pre-filed testimony, or to get new information in the …

On Aug. 31, the New Hampshire Site Evaluation Committee voted 6-0 in favor of pushing back its Sept. 30 deadline for making a decision on the Norther Pass transmission project. The NH-SEC is now aiming to announce its decision by Feb. 28, with a formal written decision released by March 31, 2018. Despite the further …

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 …

The upcoming Northern Pass hearings will be our LAST CHANCE to make the IBEW’s case that the Northern Pass is good for workers and good for New Hampshire. Furthermore, these hearings are the most important yet: the members of the NH Site Evaluation Committee (SEC) – the panel who has the final YES or NO …

In addition to the four public hearings that will be held by the U.S. Department of Energy in March, there will also be five public hearings regarding the state permitting process of the Northern Pass Transmission project held by the New Hampshire Site Evaluation Committee that same month. State law requires the Site Evaluation Committee …