Aug 19, 2015

The Northern Pass transmission line project has announced a new route that buries 52 miles of lines in the North Country.

The route also shortens some towers by decreasing the total amount of electricity from 1,200 megawatts to 1,000 megawatts.

Oct 28, 2015

According to an October 2015 scorecard, New Hampshire is the 20th state in the nation when it comes to energy efficiency. 

The scorecard was produced by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that advocates for energy efficiency. 

Jun 03, 2016

New England, and New Hampshire in particular, has some of the highest energy costs in the nation. These costs are one of the major arguments in favor of energy projects like Northern Pass, new natural gas pipelines, or expanded residential solar.

Jul 20, 2016

A new report from WalletHub ranked New Hampshire 8th in the nation on energy costs.  

The report ranked states based on the average monthly consumption and average retail price of electricity, natural gas, home heating oil, and motor fuel.

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Mar 14, 2017

According to a new report from the University of New Hampshire (UNH), the Granite State does not need more natural gas pipeline.  This contradicts other studies and reports about the need for more pipeline in New England.

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Mar 29, 2017

Another New England electricity provider has proposed a transmission line to carry hydropower from Quebec through New Hampshire.

The proposal, titled Granite State Power Link, bears some marked similarities to the Northern Pass proposal. 

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Jul 11, 2017

This issue was raised via HB 145  in the New Hampshire Legislature this past session but was killed in the House.  

HB 145 required towns and cities to approve high-voltage power line projects—such as, for example, the Northern Pass. The bill set out various procedures for approval, including:

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