Benjamin Storrow of E&E News reports on a power line in Maine that would deliver clean energy to the state.
- Maine’s highest court has reversed a referendum vote that halted the construction of a transmission line that would bring clean energy from Canada to New England.
- The transmission line, which would be essential for helping the the region to accomplish its climate objectives, has faced local backlash due in part to mistrust of Maine’s utilities and concerns over the environmental impact of its construction.
- Maine’s power line foreshadows the challenges that the U.S. will face in the years ahead in expanding its clean energy capacity.
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