The new president of Public Service of New Hampshire and senior executives with the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests have been meeting privately, hoping to break the impasse over the Northern Pass hydroelectric project, but that has yet to garner meaningful results.
PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Division of Public Utilities and Carriers has approved the sale of Deepwater Wind’s cable transmission system for the five-turbine Block Island Wind Farm to National Grid for $9.5 million, according to an order by the state agency Wednesday
Electric utility Connecticut Light & Power will start work in the coming weeks on its $218 million transmission line through the eastern portion of the state, in order to improve power reliability in southern New England.
The U.S. Department of Energy will review about two dozen alternatives for the proposed Northern Pass project, including burying power lines under waterways or roads or connecting with transmission lines in neighboring states.
National Grid has agreed to build the submarine transmission cable connecting the five-turbine wind farm planned by Deepwater Wind off Block Island to the mainland power grid, according to documents filed with state regulators.