NYSEG SEEKS TO STRING A NEW POWER LINE THROUGH THE HEART OF THE COUNTY

Mike McCagg
ccSCOOP News

04-02-11 – A new power line proposed by New York State Electric and Gas would serve as a backup power supply for thousands of county residents who frequently find themselves left in the dark. But the project will likely find many opponents given the need for the power company to string a new line through the center of Columbia County.

A special committee in Ghent met Wednesday for the first time to discuss the project, which as proposed by NYSEG, would string a new, 10-mile long overhead electric line from a 115-KV transmission line on the western side of the county owned by National Grid to a new substation proposed for Ghent by NYSEG and on to NYSEG’S existing Kline Kill substation in Chatham…..read more

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