You can see a PSNH transmission substation in just about every community we serve. It’s the mission-critical equipment that serves to reduce incoming transmission line voltage levels down to levels that can be safely used in your home or business.
Almost to the day of the first anniversary of the federal filing for The Northern Pass hydroelectric transmission project, the New Hampshire Coalition for Sustainable Energy (NHCSE)—a joint-venture between the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) and the Small Business and Small Industry Association (SBSIA)—announced in late October its formation around shared support for the project.
The New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission (PUC) will soon consider a new rate proposal from PSNH. In addition to its normal year-end review of PSNH’s default energy service rate, the PUC will review a proposed “Alternative Default Energy Service Rate,” which the agency directed PSNH to create as part of its recent “Customer Migration” docket.
PSNH has requested that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) extend by 90 days the public comment period regarding reissuance of a Draft National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permit for Merrimack Station.
A new Outage Restoration Callback System is now in place at PSNH Customer Experience, providing greater response efficiency to customers during a localized outage. The system dials customers who have called to report an outage, and delivers an automated message when the power has been restored.
PSNH, along with other member companies of Northeast Utilities (NU), is participating in a comprehensive NU recycling program designed to significantly reduce the impact of work-related waste on the environment.