Time & Location
About The Event
During this fact-based presentation, a representative from Central Maine Power will discuss the implications of the new transmission line. Some of the questions that will be covered are:
How long is the line?
How much of that distance does CMP
already have a right of way for?
How wide is the right of way and how
wide is the clearing?
Where is the line going underground?
Can more of it be buried?
Can you show us the route on a map?
What voltages is the line and is it AC or
How do the Canadians get the power to
Who has a contract for the power down
in Massachusetts? The state or a
What are the terms of their contract
and for how many years?
Can Maine customers buy their
electricity from that Massachusetts'
utility, either now or when the contract
With more power available on the grid,
do the laws of supply and demand
How does the line benefit CMP
Who has to approve the line? Maine
PUC, Maine DEP, the Legislature, the
How do people for or against the line
Cost is $35, or free for students and life/fellow members.