New England Clean Energy Connect

The New England Clean Energy Connect involves a new 145-mile, HVDC line between existing and new right-of-way between the Quebec border and near the town of Lewiston, ME. The project is designed to bring additional hydroelectric capacity from Canada to the Massachusetts market. The $950m project is still seeking all regulatory approval and is expected to be completed in 2022.

Project Sponsor Line Miles Voltage (kV) From State To State Year in Service
Central Maine Power Co. 145 ME ME 2022
Estimated Costs ($M) Voltage Type Project Status Project Group Origin Point Destination Point
950 Planned Quebec Border Lewiston
Interstate Build Start NERC ISO/RTO Country Project Partners
2019 NPCC ISONE US