Whatever company buys Eversource’s New Hampshire power plants, as a result of the utility’s recently struck agreement to get out of the generation business, will be acquiring a lot of unknowns if it plans to keep producing electricity.
When the Northern Pass Transmission Project was first proposed, it was framed as too big to fail. Six years later, it may be time to take a hard look at that assumption, and to recount the burdens the proposed project has put on government, organizations and individuals in New Hampshire.
Peter Roth of the N.H. Attorney General's office is holding workshops Aug. 2 and Aug. 3 for community members to help determine where the proposed Northern Pass transmission line could adversely impact natural and cultural resources.
LANCASTER -- A Coos County Superior Court judge has ruled against the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests in its efforts to block construction of the Northern Pass hydroelectric project.
DURHAM, N.H. —New Hampshire public opinion appears to have shifted narrowly against the controversial Northern Pass project to deliver 1,090 megawatts of Canadian-generated hydro power to New England via nearly 200 miles of transmission lines that would cut through the Granite State.
These days we’re flashing back to when people reacted with shock and anger to the initial proposal for the Northern Pass transmission line, as its recent alignment with the hoped-for Balsams redevelopment and the push for its Forward NH Fund have sparked a whole new wave of protest.