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.
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….