Canadian regulatory board greenlights cross-border hydro project, but challenges remain to the south

Published 23:08 on March 8, 2018  /  Last updated at 23:08 on March 8, 2018  /  Americas, Canada, US  /  No Comments

The Canadian National Energy Board (NEB) gave the final permit for Hydro-Quebec to build and operate its cross-border Northern Pass hydroelectric transmission line this week, but the project still faces intra-New England obstacles in fulfilling Massachusetts’ renewable energy goals.

The Canadian National Energy Board (NEB) gave the final permit for Hydro-Quebec to build and operate its cross-border Northern Pass hydroelectric transmission line this week, but the project still faces obstacles south of the border in fulfilling Massachusetts’ renewable energy goals.

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