April 26, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Ted Varipatis
Serra Public Affairs
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Mainers Voice Their Support for the New England Clean Energy Connect
The New England Clean Energy Connect launches a statewide advertising effort featuring Mainers showing their excitement about the effect of the project in the state.
Augusta, Maine – Supporters of the New England Clean Energy Connect announced Friday afternoon a new statewide advertising campaign featuring Mainers talking about the benefits the project brings to Maine and how it will positively affect them.
The first ad features Will Purington II, a Central Maine business owner, father and outdoorsman. He talks about how the more than 1,600 construction jobs the project will create provides stability in the local construction industry while keeping Maine workers in our state. You can view the ad here.
The advertising is scheduled to begin on Sunday, April 28th, and will be seen on local television statewide, and on various cable outlets and digital platforms.
About the New England Clean Energy Connect
Maine ratepayers need reliable and affordable clean energy. By harnessing Canadian hydropower, the New England Clean Energy Connect will address climate change in Maine and the region by reducing carbon emissions. With no cost to Maine ratepayers, the project will also increase Maine’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by more than half a billion dollars, bring a $1 billion infrastructure investment to Maine, reduce prices for Maine ratepayers and have positive local revenue impacts. For more information on the project go to www.necleanenergyconnect.org.