Green Line

Industry News & Publications

New England is a national leader in the construction of new electric lines needed for the reliable operation of the grid, however, the region lags in renewable energy development due to insufficient transmission in areas where renewable energy development can occur.  Government policy initiatives, new regulations (such as FERC Order 1000), new technologies, and new development projects around the country and around the world are rapidly transforming the electric transmission industry, especially in the development of transmission needed to move renewable energy to market.  Article posted on this page are intended to highlight that transformation.

Industry News

The New England States Committee on Electricity (NESCOE) sent a letter to ISO-NE on January 21st announcing an agreement of the six New England States to issue “one or more requests for proposals…to advance the development of transmission infrastructure that would enable delivery of at least 1200 MW and as much as 3600 MW of clean energy into the New England electric system from no and/or low carbon emission resources.”… (Read the full letter.)


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…

Media Coverage

Governor LePage (ME) and Governor Patrick (MA) issue press releases announcing agreement on moving ahead with new regional infrastructure.  (See releases here…)

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