Power Up New England will utilize new and upgraded transmission points of interconnection in Massachusetts and Connecticut to access 4.8 GW of offshore wind and battery energy storage systems in Connecticut and Maine

Clean Resilience Link features an interregional transmission upgrade “that would enable operation of a New York-New England transmission line at 345 kilovolts, increasing transfer capacity between the two regions by up to 1,000 MW,”

Awards are capped at $250 million unless projects have a significant transmission investment, in which case they can receive up to $1 billion

Both New England projects proposed this week contain significant transmission investments

Up to $1.82 billion in funding is available through this round of Grid Innovation Program funding



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