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The development of new transmission lines in New England to move renewable energy from northern New England and eastern Canada to southern New England load centers is critical to New England meeting its future renewable energy requirements. New England Independent Transmission Company has been active in the New England energy community in working on solutions to the problem with its Green Line proposal. In this portion of the web site you will find updates on the status of Green Line, as well as links to other important developments within ISO-NE and the energy industry as people work together to address the region’s need for renewable energy resources.
China has begun construction on the world’s largest capacity transmission line. The 800kV high voltage direct current line began on May 13, 2012. The HVDC line is 1,400 miles long and will carry up to 8,000 megawatts of power. (Read more…)
Green Line will strengthen the transmission grid in New England and help provide greater access to competitively priced non-carbon emitting resources in Maine and eastern Canada. Read more…
Maine’s Portland Press Herald reports on May 13, 2012 that Central Maine Power’s $1.4 billion transmission upgrade will not provide benefits needed by alternative energy projects in northern and eastern Maine. Read more….