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Governor's Energy Highway Initiative Moves Forward

March 3, 2014 - N.Y. Power Authority Announces Completion of Energy Highway Transmission Project to Harden the North Country Electric Grid

Excerpt from news release: The New York Power Authority (NYPA) has completed a modification to an existing transmission line that will improve electricity reliability in the North Country and foster greater integration of local wind power for diversifying New York’s energy sources.Gil Quiniones

The Moses-Willis Circuit Separation project fulfills a recommendation of the New York Energy Highway Blueprint—a major initiative of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to relieve transmission congestion and remove constraints on wind farms in Clinton and Franklin counties.

“The Power Authority has been diligent in its efforts to achieve the objectives of the Energy Highway Blueprint,” said Gil C. Quiniones, NYPA president and CEO. “This project will bolster the North Country electric grid, improving reliability and resiliency for the region while also enhancing the efficiency of energy markets.” Read full release...


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