08.01.16: Statement of Developers of Proposed Vermont Green Line and Maine Green Line on MA Energy Legislation

Wakefield, MA, August 1, 2016—The developers of the proposed Vermont Green Line and Maine Green Line, Ed Krapels, CEO of Anbaric, and John Flynn, National Grid senior vice president of US Business Development, today issued the following statement on the energy bill:

“The passage of this bill marks a major milestone for the advancement of clean energy in Massachusetts, and we congratulate both the House and the Senate for their forward thinking. This legislation embraces competition as a means to accelerate the addition of significant renewable resources to the Bay State’s energy portfolio, thereby improving the environment and helping to meet policy goals in a way that is cost-effective for consumers. We also appreciate that our Massachusetts legislature recognizes the combination of onshore wind and hydropower as an efficient bridge to offshore wind development.”