Day one of the Northern Pass trial at the N.H. Site Evaluation Committee was dedicated to the cross-examination of the president of Eversource NH, Bill Quinlan, who described himself on the stand as the project manager for Northern Pass, including "siting, permitting and construction planning." A
Nine years after planning began, the most-discussed electricity transmission project in New Hampshire history will get its day in court Thursday, as weeks of hearings begin at the New Hampshire Site Evaluation Committee.
CONCORD — On the eve of a state hearing on the proposed Northern Pass project, opponents Wednesday delivered a petition signed by nearly 90 businesses demanding that transmission lines along the entire 192-mile route be buried.
In something of a bombshell announcement, National Grid announced this week that they are proposing a new transmission project that would carry 1,200 additional megawatts across upgraded transmission lines along their existing right-of-way corridor through Vermont and New Hampshire.
National Grid announced Tuesday morning that it too wants to build a high-power transmission line linking Canada to New England. This one would go though both Vermont and New Hampshire along existing transmission lines.