Wind turbines

Above, wind turbines that generate electricity dot the mountain tops in Plymouth. Below, Main Street in Plymouth had been the proposed route where part of the Northern Pass transmission line was to have been buried. Townspeople celebrated Friday’s ruling by the New Hampshire Supreme Court upholding the Site Evaluation Committee’s denial of Eversource’s plans to import 1,090 megawatts of electricity from Hydro-Quebec.

PLYMOUTH — The N.H. Supreme Court’s decision upholding the state’s rejection of the Northern Pass project is being roundly interpreted as good news in this White Mountain town.

“It’s extremely pleasing and appropriate news,” said Steven Rand, who learned of the Supreme Court’s ruling in a Friday morning email from the Conservation Law Foundation.

Plymouth

Main Street in Plymouth had been the proposed route where part of the Northern Pass transmission line was to have been buried. Townspeople celebrated Friday’s ruling by the N.H. Supreme Court upholding the Site Evaluation Committee’s denial of Eversource’s plans to import 1,090 megawatts of electricity from Hydro-Quebec.

Recommended for you