Eversource Pulls Plug on Northern Pass after NH Supreme Court Rebuke

by Annie Ropeik, New Hampshire Public Radio

Eversource has officially pulled the plug on the Northern Pass transmission line.

The utility filed a notice with the federal Securities and Exchange Commission late Thursday, a spokesman says, “reflecting our conclusion that Northern Pass has unfortunately been brought to an end.”

The filing notifies shareholders that the company sees no way forward for its signature project, which it spent nearly a decade promoting.

The decision comes after the New Hampshire Supreme Court last week affirmed state regulators' rejection of the project.

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