Stunning Upset for Northern Pass Project

Feb 1, 2018

With the Site Evaluation Committee" unanimous vote denying a permit for Eversource's controversial Northern Pass project, we discuss what prompted the decision, the ramifications for Eversource, as well other energy projects, and the historical context of the proposed 192-mile transmission line through the state.


  • Garry Rayno - author of Distant Dome, a Manchester Ink link and series that explores stories from the NH statehouse. He formerly worked as a reporter for the Union Leader.
  • Annie Ropeik - NHPR Energy and Environment Reporter.
  • Dave Solomon - New Hampshire Statehouse reporter for the Union Leader newspaper.
  • Dean Spiliotes - civic scholar in the School of Arts and Sciences at SNHU and author of the website NH Political Capital.

Read the latest from NHPR's Annie Ropeik, and here's a link to all of NHPR's reporting on the Northern pass project. Garry Rayno has been at the SEC hearings on Northern Pass all week; here's a link to his reporting. Watch the discussion on Facebook Live: