New England Clean Energy Connect’s benefits are unmatched in delivering clean, affordable, and reliable energy.
NECEC will lower electricity costs by $3.9 billion over the next twenty years. Each year, Massachusetts customers will save over $150 million in electricity costs. Maine customers will save over $40 million annually.
Lower energy costs for businesses will increase Massachusetts’ Gross Domestic Product by more than $243 million each year and expand employment by nearly 2,000 full time jobs.
In Maine, NECEC will create an average of 1,700 jobs annually over the six year permitting and construction phase. NECEC will contribute to the Maine economy, increasing the state’s GDP by $564 million. The Maine communities hosting the project will experience over $18 million in increased property tax revenues annually.
NECEC can deliver up to 1,200 megawatts of clean, reliable hydropower into the region’s grid, more than any other proposed project. Click here to learn more about how NECEC and Hydro-Québec are uniquely poised to deliver clean hydropower to Massachusetts.
SUPPLY WHEN IT COUNTS
NECEC will provide enough clean electricity for up to 1.5 million New England homes, protecting customers from energy price spikes during peak demand in summer and winter.
CLEAN POWER YOU CAN FEEL GOOD ABOUT.
NECEC’s ability to deliver a large capacity of clean hydropower allows for an unmatched contribution towards a greener footprint. In Massachusetts alone, NECEC will reduce carbon emissions annually by 1.4 million metric tons – the equivalent of taking 296,000 cars off the road.