Northern Pass advocates Masachusetts Clean Energy Mission in England
Eversource and Hydro-Québec (HQ) submit a bid to utilize Northern Pass Transmission to deliver massive amounts of hydropower to the New England as declared by Massachusetts to foster its Clean Energy solicitation. In a bid to assuage energy costs and mitigate carbon emissions in the region, Northern Pass is well-positioned to provide a firm delivery of 1,090 megawatts of hydropower year-round that will lower energy costs and reduce carbon emissions in the region, Northern Pass is well-positioned to provide a firm delivery of 1,090 megawatts of hydropower year-round. The proposal to build an electric transmission line to bring 100 percent hydropower to the New England electric grid. The bid highlights the project’s advanced development and Eversource’s extensive experience in building and operating the electric transmission grid in the region. Northern Pass will deliver clean hydroelectric energy from HQ’s resources to the New England electric grid.
Eversource Executive Vice President of Enterprise Strategy and Business Development Lee Olivier said “The clean, affordable power flowing over Northern Pass into the New England grid in 2020 will provide customers in the Commonwealth and throughout the region with much-needed energy price stability and emissions reductions and will deliver significant economic and environmental benefits to the region for years to come.”
The Northern Pass transmission line begins at the Canadian border in Pittsburg, New Hampshire and extends 192 miles to Deerfield, New Hampshire where it connects to the New England electric grid. More than 80 percent of the line will be located along existing transmission corridors or buried along roadways.
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