As the snow starts to melt you might notice a stark contrast in the landscape. Maybe you were driving down the highway and noticed one shoulder was covered with snow while the other side was bare with a faint tinge of spring green shoots. The cause? Slope and aspect.
As the draft Environmental Impact Statement for Northern Pass nears release, recent entries at ISO-New England, overseer of the region's electric power system, indicate Northern Pass is floating an alternative in the form of a smaller transmission line.