"Wind energy from Maine to Plymouth Mass."
... plant a few dozen wind turbines, and drop a cable down the Penobscot River into the Gulf of Maine, then underwater 220 miles to Plymouth.
... The wind-generated electricity from Maine, supplemented during windless periods by hydroelectricity produced in Canada, ...
... There would actually be two converter stations, one in Maine that changes the current to DC – which is best for transmission – and one in Massachusetts that converts it back to AC.
Anbaric is not alone in this effort. It is part of what is called the
“Green Line Infrastructure Alliance,”
and its chief partner in this effort is the power company National Grid. ...
- The need becomes "Acute" in 2019, the project breaks ground in 2020 and takes 7 years to complete. What's wrong with this picture ? If this burial of lines is possible underwater, as the article describes, why are we allowing MORE land transmission lines for the project from the same locations to occupy our land? MEPCO proposal is a current request.
If they can drill underground Pipelines, why not electrical lines? Until Southern New England becomes more energy Conscious about Wasting it, NONE of these efforts classify as "GREEN" energy, but rather a destructive method of feeding the pigs, the corrupt and the wallets of the few.