New York Regional Interconnect Inc Announces Proposed New Energy Transmission Line
ALBANY, NY -- (03/30/2006; 1130)(EIS) -- In an effort to help solve New York State's electric transmission constraints, New York Regional Interconnect Inc. (NYRI), headquartered in Albany, announced today that it intends to file an application with the state's Public Service Commission to build a 200-mile high voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission line from Utica to Orange County.
March 30, 2006
by New York Regional Interconnect Inc
in Press Release
"This proposed project, which is called the New York Regional Interconnection, will transport electricity from areas where the power grid currently has a surplus of power resources to areas of the State where there is a need for new power sources," according to William G. (Bill) May, project manager for NYRI. "Currently, New York State has bottlenecks in its electric power transmission system that make it expensive and difficult to get power to the lower Hudson Valley."
Much of the electrical generation in New York State is located in the north and west of the state, requiring transmission facilities... [continue via Web link]