NEITC has interconnection queue positions with the New England Independent System Operator (ISO-NE) for Green Line for connections between Houlton, Maine and the 345 kV K Street substation in Boston (Queue Position #341) and between Houlton, Maine and Salem Station substation in Salem, Massachusetts (Queue Position #378). It also owns private terrestrial right-of-way within the state of Maine from the mid-coastal Maine to the Canadian border.
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…
Governor LePage (ME) and Governor Patrick (MA) issue press releases announcing agreement on moving ahead with new regional infrastructure. (See releases here…)