NECEC in Moscow (in miles): 9.41
Estimated New Tax Revenue* (Year 1) for Moscow: $557,292
Additional Benefits to the Region:
3,500 jobs at peak construction
265,000 metric tons reduced CO2 emissions
Enhanced broadband opportunities in western Maine
Enhanced recreational access
*Property tax estimates were prepared by the Maine Center for Business and Economic Research at the University of Southern Maine in consultation with CMP. These estimates were based on preliminary engineering design in 2017 and are subject to change as the design is finalized.
"The Selectmen in Moscow, Maine write to you today in support of the proposed New England Clean Energy Connect project, being developed by Central Maine Power. We already have a corridor to Quebec through Moscow, moving lumber and tourists in both directions, so it seems a good thing to expand that to electricity!"
- Board of Selectman, Town of Moscow