There’s plenty of electrical power out there now or on the drawing board. But getting it to market is another story.
That’s what New England governors and the premiers of Canada’s eastern provinces heard yesterday afternoon as their daylong conference on energy and other issues wound down.
Ed Miller of Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro says his region and New England have significant renewable energy portfolios. But he says there’s no infrastructure to move it where it’s needed.
New Brunswick Premier Shawn Graham says progress is being made, but there’s more work to be done.
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick says it’s also important to create electricity closer to home in states like his, which plans to generate much of its own needs.