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|12/05/2016 -||Press Release: The New England Clean Power Link Receives Presidential Permit
TDI New England announced today the United States Department of Energy has issued a Presidential Permit for the New England Clean Power Link, a 1,000 MW buried electric transmission line that will connect New England with Eastern Canada. A Presidential Permit is required for the construction, operation and maintenance of electric facilities connecting at the international borders of the United States. Of the more than half dozen proposed transmission lines aimed at importing renewable electricity into the New England market, the New England Clean Power Link is the only project to have obtained all necessary siting permits.
|08/01/2016 -||TDI-NE Statement On Passage of “An Act to Promote Energy Diversity”
“TDI New England is very excited about the passing of this legislation in Massachusetts. This large procurement of clean energy by the Bay State will have profound carbon reduction impacts for New England, as fossil fuel generation is replaced by wind and hydro…”
|04/21/2016 -||Economic Analysis: Hydro and Wind Will Produce Significant Energy Cost Savings in Massachusetts and Reduce GHG Emissions
An independent economic analysis indicates a saving of about two percent in the overall wholesale cost of energy in Massachusetts, valued at more than $170 million a year in annual net energy savings while covering the cost of infrastructure investments.
|02/08/2016 -||New England Clean Power Link Transmission Line Receives Major Federal Permit
TDI New England today announced that the United States Army Corps of Engineers (“the Army Corps”) has issued a federally-required Department of Army permit to the New England Clean Power Link, allowing it to be placed in the waters of the United States along its proposed route.
|02/01/2016 -||Hydro and Wind Alliance To Promote Benefits of Clean, Reliable and Affordable Electricity in Massachusetts
The Massachusetts Clean Electricity Partnership (MCEP) today formally announced the creation of a coalition to advocate for affordable hydropower, onshore wind and other clean energy resources, focusing on the environmental and economic benefits of clean electricity, including price stability for ratepayers.
|01/06/2016 -||The State of Vermont Issues Siting Approval for the New England Clean Power Link Transmission Line
TDI New England announced today that the New England Clean Power Link has received a Certificate of Public Good from the Vermont Public Service Board. This permit is the comprehensive state siting approval needed to construct and operate the project in the state.
|12/07/2015 -||TDI New England Announces Strong Demand and Additional Regulatory Approvals for the New England Clean Power Link
TDI New England announced today that seven electricity suppliers from Canada and the United States have expressed interest in transmitting up to 3,200 MW of power over the 1,000 MW New England Clean Power Link in response to the Open Solicitation process conducted by the company.
|10/29/2015 -||U.S. Department of Energy Issues Final Environmental Impact
Statement for the New England Clean Power Link Project
The issuance of the Final Environment Impact Statement concludes the review of the project’s potential environmental impacts mandated by the National Environmental Policy Act and enables the DOE to render a decision on the application for a Presidential Permit for the project.
|10/15/2015 -||TDI New England Commences Open Solicitation for
Transmission Capacity on the New England Clean Power Link Project
The Open Solicitation process for transmission capacity on the New England Clean Power Link project has commenced and will run from October 15, 2015 to December 4, 2015.
|07/21/2015 -||State Regulators, Vermont Utility and Key Host Towns Support the New England Clean Power
The Department of Energy on Wednesday released the draft environmental impact statement for the New England Clean Power Link, recommending a presidential permit for the plan to bring hydroelectricity from Quebec into New England through Vermont.
|06/15/2015 -||TDI-New England and the Conservation Law Foundation
Reach Agreement on the New England Clean Power Link Project
TDI New England announced today that it has completed an agreement with the Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) that includes enhanced environmental and public benefits that the project will provide to Vermont as part of the development of the New England Clean Power Link (NECPL). The NECPL is a proposed underwater and underground electric transmission line.
|06/03/2015 -||Environmental Review of the New England Clean Power Link
TDI New England announced today that the United States Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the New England Clean Power Link electric transmission line.
|12/08/2014 -||TDI New England Files State Permit Application For The New England
Clean Power Link
TDI New England has filed a state permit application seeking approval of its proposed New England Clean Power Link project. The application states that the project, once completed, will provide $136 million in ratepayer relief for Vermonters as part of a total public benefits package of $298 million. Over the 40 year life of the project, TDI estimates the project will create approximately $1.5 billion total economic benefits to the State and its residents.
|08/26/2014 -||Department of Energy Announces Environmental Review for the
New England Clean Power Link
TDI New England announced today that the United States Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a Notice of Intent (NOI) to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) to assess the potential environmental impacts of the proposed New England Clean Power Link transmission project.
|08/11/2014 -||TDI New England Announces Open House Meetings in Vermont
TDI New England has scheduled six open house meetings in Vermont at locations along the proposed overland route of the New England Clean Power Link transmission project to meet with community members and provide more information on the project.
|06/11/2014 -||New England Clean Power Link to Create Thousands of Jobs and
Spur Millions in New Economic Activity
A new study estimates the proposed transmission project would save New England customers approximately $2 billion over the first 10 years of operation, create approximately 2,000 jobs and generate $400 million annually in new economic activity.
|05/20/2014 -||TDI New England Files Presidential Permit Application for the
New England Clean Power Link
TDI New England announced it has filed a Presidential Permit application with the United States Department of Energy, formally requesting authority to construct the New England Clean Power Link electric transmission project.
|01/09/2014 -||TDI New England Requests Authority to Sell Transmission Rights at Negotiated Rates for the New England Clean Power Link
TDI New England today announced that it has filed an application with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) seeking authorization to sell transmission rights on the proposed New England Clean Power Link transmission project at negotiated market rates.
|12/10/2013 -||TDI New England Names Josh Bagnato Project Manager for the New England Clean Power Link
TDI New England announced today that it has named Josh U. Bagnato as the project manager for the New England Clean Power Link transmission project. Mr. Bagnato has over ten years of experience in the energy field and was most recently Manager, Environmental Permitting & Compliance, for First Wind, where he oversaw the permitting of wind and solar projects throughout the United States, with a focus in New England.
|10/31/2013 -||Innovative New Clean Energy Transmission Line Proposed for Vermont
The development of a new, completely buried transmission project called the New England Clean Power Link was announced today by TDI New England. The proposed project would run from the Canadian border to Ludlow, Vermont. The proposed project would deliver 1,000 MW of clean, renewable hydropower to the New England marketplace.