Members of the Green Line successfully developed two HVDC projects in the northeast. The Neptune Regional Transmission System has been operational since July of 2007. The Hudson Transmission Project is currently under construction and scheduled to become operational in 2013. To learn more about the development of the Neptune Project read the linked article in Transmission & Distribution World from August 2007 (PDF, 4MB) or view the Neptune web site at www.neptunerts.com. Find more information on the Hudson Transmission Project at www.hudsonproject.com.
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….