Proposed transmission project could bring solar from Canada to New England

By Kathie Zipp National Grid announced a proposal to develop a new transmission project that would bring up to 1,200 MW of clean energy, like solar, from Canada to the New England power grid. To drive down costs, increase efficiency and minimize environmental impacts, the proposed Granite State Power Link (GSPL) will be constructed almost entirely along existing transmission corridors and will maximize use of existing infrastructure.
As proposed, the GSPL comprises two segments: the first is a new high-voltage, direct current (HVDC) overhead line located in Vermont alongside an existing HVDC line in an expanded right-of-way corridor from the international border at Norton,

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