Maine transmission settlement could spur clean energy investments in state

Energy News Network: A proposed settlement over a controversial New England power line project could help the state of Maine jumpstart several clean energy initiatives.

The developers of the New England Clean Energy Connect project, which would carry hydropower from Québec to customers in Massachusetts, have offered a more than $260 million package of incentives meant to soften opposition from landowners, regulators, and environmental groups in Maine.

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