New York Plans Two Major Power Lines to Boost Climate Goals (1)

Sept. 20, 2021, 8:55 PM

New York plans to build two new major electricity transmission lines to help the state meet its ambitious climate goals, which include getting 70% of its power from renewable sources by the end of the decade.

One line will run 174 miles (280 kilometers) from upstate New York’s Delaware County to Queens and will be built by the New York Power Authority, Invenergy LLC and EnergyRe LLC. Another will stretch 339 miles from Quebec to Queens and will be built by Hydro-Québec and Transmission Developers Inc., which is backed by Blackstone, according to a statement on Monday.

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