Can We Recharge in the Presence of Northern Pass?

Here’s my recent comment for the New Hampshire Site Evaluation Committee hearing held in Plymouth, New Hampshire. The text I placed in parentheses served as a cue for me to either include or exclude depending on the time allotted (usually just three minutes). So this isn’t the greatest writing as I’m not a speech writer, … More Can We Recharge in the Presence of Northern Pass?

If a Transmission Line Hums in the Woods Can it be Heard?

The Northern Pass will make noise! How loud will the noise be, exactly? How often will the lines make noise? At one of the Northern Pass hearings it was revealed that the high voltage transmission lines Hydro-Quebec and Eversource are proposing to construct through the heart of New Hampshire do make low level noise. And … More If a Transmission Line Hums in the Woods Can it be Heard?

The Window of Hydropower

This is what Hydro-Quebec and Eversource want us to see in New Hampshire: Less pleasing, carbon dioxide absorbing trees and more labyrinthine, impenetrable steel. Industrial scourge. Incongruous pylons. Archaic technology. Dear, Hydro-Quebec, Eversource, New Hampshire SEC, and DOE¬†are you listening? We don’t want to see miles upon miles of steel spires above our tree canopy … More The Window of Hydropower