With the Northern Pass transmission line on the rocks, regulators in Massachusetts are facing a big decision. They had planned to give that project a long term contract, but now might have to pick a different option.
It was a real David and Goliath story played out over seven years. And while Northern Pass plans to appeal after regulators denied its $1.6 billion transmission project last week, lots of people along the proposed route from Pittsburg to Deerfield are celebrating.
This letter signed by two New Hampshire Senators, the Speaker of the House, the House Minority Leader and 11 other Representatives calls on Gov. John Sununu to back an alternative to Northern Pass, the Granite State Power Link (a National Grid proposal).
As Republicans, we often talk about the need for an “all of the above” energy strategy for our state and our country. I have always advocated for developing all of our energy resources — oil, gas, clean coal, nuclear, solar, wind and hydro — to power our communities and our economy.