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.
On November 8, 2013, the New England States Committee on Electricity (NESCOE) issued its hydro imports analysis report performed by Black & Veatch. The analysis includes an assessment of 1200MW link between New Brunswick and Massachusetts and its impact on lowering regional energy prices and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.(Read the press release and full report…)
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…
Matthew Stone of the Bangor Daily News (November 22, 2013) reports on evolving regional cooperation on energy policy, including renewable energy, natural gas pipelines and electric transmission. Read the article…