End of the road for America's oil and gas pipelines?

America’s big natural gas and petroleum pipeline projects are on shaky ground. A surge of protests by environmental and social activists, litigation and policy changes are adding up to budget-busting delays. Projects are being abandoned as costs increase.


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Expanding America’s superhighways of clean energy

With President Biden bidding for a net zero economy by 2050, there is a growing awareness and demand for high-voltage transmission systems to be substantially expanded. Not only will this build resilience in the grid, but it will also allow regions without the natural resources to produce renewable energy on their doorstep to benefit, too. Avangrid’s New England Clean Energy Connect (NECEC) is a pioneering transborder project to build a 233km transmission line along land owned by Central Maine Power that will deliver 1,200MW of clean hydropower energy from Quebec, Canada, to a grid in Lewiston, Maine, in the US.

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