Utility offers energy proposals under state energy law

28 Juillet, 2017, 06:45 | Author: Marc Bacque

The state previously solicited proposals for 1,600 megawatts of offshore wind energy.

"Blackstone is proud to partner with the State of Vermont, Hydro Québec, Gaz Métro and Boralex to assist MA in achieving its targeted reduction in greenhouse gases under the Global Warming Solutions Act", Sean Klimczak, senior managing director of Blackstone, which manages TDI-New England, said in a statement. The bill requires that the utilities procure around 9,450,000 megawatt-hours of wind, solar, hydro or energy storage - so-called "Class I renewables" - to meet the state's clean energy goals. The MCPC project is projected to save New England customers between $655 million - $1.45 billion over the 20-year life of the project.

The NECPL project consists of 154 miles of buried transmission line, entering the United States under Lake Champlain and traversing 97 miles under the lake. A high-voltage cable would travel 98 miles underwater and 56 miles underground to deliver 1,000 megawatts from the Canadian border to a transformer in Ludlow, Vermont.

The Maine utility is touting its short route between Quebec and New England markets, and says it already owns the rights-of-way needed to build or expand the proposed power lines.

Existing hydro dams and wind farms in New England were not eligible to bid this time because the projects must bring new resources to the six-state power grid, run by ISO New England.

"The best part of the New England Clean Power Link project?"

Central Maine Power announced today that it has submitted several proposals in response to Massachusetts' clean energy RFP, including a new transmission line between Maine and Quebec that the company says could provide $150 million in annual electricity cost savings by tapping the hydropower resources of Hydro-Quebec.

Portland General Electric Company (NYSE:POR) Set to Announce Earnings on Friday
It is negative, as 43 investors sold SYMC shares while 192 reduced holdings. 156 funds opened positions while 618 raised stakes. FMR LLC raised its stake in General Electric by 0.7% in the fourth quarter. 41 funds opened positions while 80 raised stakes.

More than 12000 evacuated due to French wildfires
Still, the Var prefecture said fires in some sites in Bormes-les-Mimosas mean it is "not yet possible" for displaced residents and tourists to return to their homes and campsites.

Tiffany Haddish Clarifies Those Bill Cosby Comments
With the success of Girls Trip , comedic actress Tiffany Haddish's star is only expected to rise. Haddish revealed that her point was to make it clear she was "not afraid to do anything".

"With the retirement of much of the region's fossil fuel generating plants, MA customers need a ready path to clean, reliable, diverse power. GSPL and NRL will enable the Commonwealth to meet its environmental goals by bringing large-scale, renewable energy to customers for years to come", John Flynn, senior vice president of U.S. strategy and business development for National Grid, said in a statement.

The GSPL project would consist of 59 miles of new transmission line from a new converter station in northern Vermont to a new converter station in Monroe, New Hampshire. Also, 109 miles of existing transmission lines would need to be upgraded.

The race is on for a huge piece of the MA electricity market.

Following the passage of An Act Relative to Energy Diversity in 2016, MA issued an RFP to bring up to 9.45 terawatts of clean energy power into the state.

The GWSA set legal requirements that the state must meet in reducing greenhouse gas emissions. In 2014, emissions were 21 percent below 1990 levels, according to the state Department of Environmental Protection.

Central Maine Power wants to build almost 150 miles of new, high-voltage transmission line in western Maine.

The timeline laid out in the RFP calls for projects to be selected for negotiation by January 25, 2018, with contracts submitted for Department of Public Utilities approval by April 25.


  • Hormis Lincoln, Trump s'estime

    Hormis Lincoln, Trump s'estime "plus présidentiel" que tous ses prédécesseurs

    En meeting mardi à Youngstown, dans l'Ohio , le président américain a littéralement crié (malgré son micro) ce qu'il savait sur ce monument en demandant si son visage rejoindrait un jour ceux de ses copains Washington, Jefferson, Roosevelt et Lincoln.
    OJ Simpson not welcome at USC football functions

    OJ Simpson not welcome at USC football functions

    He will be released as early as October, though there are conditions for his parole that could restrict where he can travel.
    JaVale McGee Reportedly Agrees to Contract to Re-Sign with Warriors

    JaVale McGee Reportedly Agrees to Contract to Re-Sign with Warriors

    Free-agent center #Javale Mcgee will return to the National Basketball Association champion #Golden State Warriors after all. He transitioned into a full-time starting role by his third season in the league, but was traded midway through his fourth.
  • DGP Rao slaps legal notice on Roopa, seeks public apology

    DGP Rao slaps legal notice on Roopa, seeks public apology

    Rao claimed the allegations have caused severe damage to his name, fame and integrity, apart from causing mental agony to him. Rao said even an apology or Rs 50 crore would not undo the damage to his name and reputation or get back this honour.
    A Trans Air Force Veteran Responds to Trump's Ban

    A Trans Air Force Veteran Responds to Trump's Ban

    Dunford says that for now, "we will continue to treat all of our personnel with respect". Acoff said she's still friends with numerous soldiers she met in the National Guard.

    Saudi Arabia flays Israel's Al Aqsa restrictions

    Israel removed all the CCTV cameras, metal bridge and the railings from the entrances to the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound overnight Wednesday.
  • IN  police officer fatally shot after responding to auto  crash

    IN police officer fatally shot after responding to auto crash

    Aaron Allan was doing what officers do each day: responding to the scene of an accident to help someone in their time of need". Kendale Adams of the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department at a press conference, according to the Associated Press .

    Why Is The Western Union Company (WU) Moving So Hard, So Fast?

    If you are viewing this report on another domain, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of US & global copyright law. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: This piece of content was originally published by Chaffey Breeze and is owned by of Chaffey Breeze.

    Scaramucci Unleashes on 'F**king Paranoid Schizophrenic' Priebus, Bannon

    Scaramucci's tweet also raised eyebrows because he included White House chief of staff Reince Priebus's Twitter handle. On one hand, he seems to have a visceral connection to Scaramucci, a brash New Yorker not unlike himself.
  • WhatsApp has 1 billion daily active users globally

    WhatsApp has 1 billion daily active users globally

    Mark Zuckerberg also announced that 250 million use Whatsapp Status every day, which, to be honest, is a bit of a surprise. While using the in-app camera, the user can now swipe up to get a preview of all the photos and videos for easy uploads.

    Senators prepare bill to block Donald Trump from firing special counsel

    They make clear that only the attorney general can remove the special counsel from office. Last week saw a number of major changes to the makeup of Trump's legal team.
    Mets trade Lucas Duda to Rays for Drew Smith

    Mets trade Lucas Duda to Rays for Drew Smith

    The front office wasn't done. "I was very proud to be a New York Met , and I'm gonna be very proud to be on the Tampa Bay Rays ". He's put up a 1.80 ERA with a 0.96 WHIP in 124.2 innings in the minors and is seen by some as being close to big league ready.


Choice Properties Real Estate Investment Trust (PPRQF) A Look Inside the Technicals
Illinois-based Guggenheim Cap Limited Liability Company has invested 0% in Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust Inc (NASDAQ:WHLR). Shares of Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (NYSE:PEI) traded up 1.69% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $12.01.

The View From Pluto: Why The Cavs Must Let Kyrie Irving Go
The situation is further complicated by the fact James can opt out of his contract after next season to become a free agent. And so me, I just try to give him the blueprint, as much as I can. "That hunger is as strong as I've ever seen".

Does Moderate Drinking Lower Your Risk of Diabetes?
Several risk factors for type 2 diabetes include lifestyle factors, body weight, especially around the waist, and family history. They said wine had the most substantial effect-probably because it contains chemical compounds that improve blood sugar balance.

Christopher Froome va participer à la Vuelta
J'adore courir ce Tour et après trois échecs j'espère monter sur la plus haute marche. Remporter le Tour et la Vuelta la même année serait absolument incroyable.

Ça : vous allez faire des cauchemars après avoir vu le nouveau trailer
On suivra une bande d'ados qui connaîtra sa plus grande terreur en croisant la route du clown maléfique et tueur. Et appréciez. " La partie 2, qui se déroule 30 ans plus tard, doit débuter sa production en 2018".

Up Next for Health Care: A "Skinny" Repeal?
John McCain, R-Arizona, who had undergone eye surgery that revealed brain cancer, to create the tie in the first place. If the AHCA were coming to the Senate floor for a vote on final passage, its failure would be a near certainty.

Des incendies frappent le Sud-Est et la Corse
Et l'incendie pourrait continuer d'avancer à cause du vent. 90 hectares ont été brulés à Carros, mais le feu est désormais figé. Des habitants de Mirabeau, évacués de leur habitation, sont hébergés dans une salle de la mairie et dans des gîtes.

Akshay Kumar gets a flying kick from daughter
But mistakes do happen, and Akshay Kumar has apologised for it, so let's all forget that and get on with our lives. Toilet: Ek Prem Katha is a love story in the backdrop of the national issue of open defecation and hygiene.

Targa Resources, Inc. (TRGP) Position Boosted by Advisors Capital Management LLC
Zacks Invest Management reported 12,132 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. 52 funds opened positions while 104 raised stakes. Finally, Wellington Management Group LLP raised its position in shares of Targa Resources by 70.1% in the first quarter.

Radja Nainggolan Deal Announced
Belgian midfielder Radja Nainggolan signs a new contract with Italian giants Roma , extending his deal until the summer of 2021.