in News Departments > New & Noteworthy
print the content item

Connecticut Light & Power and Western Massachusetts Electric Co., both subsidiaries of Northeast Utilities, have completed the Greater Springfield Reliability Project, a transmission upgrade to help improve electric reliability in southern New England.

According to Northeast Utilities, the project finished on time and more than $40 million under the estimated cost of $718 million. The company says the transmission upgrade improves the flow of power in and around the greater Springfield, Mass., north-central Connecticut area while connecting customers to more efficient generation.

Northeast Utilities notes that the project upgraded 39 miles of transmission lines on an existing right-of-way between Ludlow, Mass., and Bloomfield, Conn., with more than 600 new structures and 13 new or rebuilt substations and switching stations.


Hse SandyHook
Latest Top Stories

Does Income Determine Who Benefits The Most From Smart Grids?

According to the Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative, low-income consumers may be at a disadvantage.


Accenture And Siemens Form Smart Grid Joint Venture

OMNETRIC Group will help utilities improve energy efficiency, grid operations and reliability.


Maine Public Utilities Commission: Smart Meters Are Safe

According to a report by the commission, there is no direct link between smart meters and health issues.


Report: Global Solar Deployment Topped Wind In 2013

Research firm Clean Edge finds that solar surpassed wind for the first time since it began tracking international markets in 2000.


HEM Is Key For Utilities To Maintain A Competitive Edge

According to a report by Lux Research, automated meters, electricity rates and renewable energy are crucial to the success of home energy management.

S&C Electric_id176
edf_id