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Tue, May 14


Bruno's Restaurant and Tavern

May Meeting

Q&A with Central Maine Power regarding the New England Clean Energy Connect transmission line.

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Time & Location

May 14, 2019, 5:00 PM

Bruno's Restaurant and Tavern, 33 Allen Ave, Portland, ME 04103, USA

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

the border?

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

Governor, others?

How do people for or against the line

get involved?

Cost is $35, or free for students and life/fellow members.

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