Archives

Category Archive for: 'Northern Pass'

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 …

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 …

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                      Contact:  Huck Montgomery (603) 391-5898 October 20, 2016 Wall Street Investment Firm Drives Ayotte’s Position on Northern Pass Blackstone Group, competitor to Northern Pass, contributes more than $44,000 to Ayotte’s Campaign Barrington – Recent political contribution reports show that the Blackstone Group, a Wall Street financial firm that is funding a competitive energy …

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 …