Connecticut Siting Council
{boat at Saybrook shore}
This spectacular scene of a rowboat tied to a tether mooring alongside the banks of the Connecticut River in Old Saybrook reminds us of our shared duty to protect the natural beauty and charm of our state's many natural resources. Copyright Jack McConnell.


Welcome to the Connecticut Siting Council.  

The Council is responsible for balancing the need for adequate and reliable public utility services at the lowest reasonable cost to consumers with the need to protect the environment and ecology of the state.  The Council generally has jurisdiction over the siting of electric transmission lines and electric substations with a design capacity of 69-kilovolts or more, electric generating and storage facilities, telecommunications facilities and hazardous waste facilities.

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For assistance please do not hesitate to contact us.


July 4, 2016
  All Day Independence Day - Office Closed
July 7, 2016
  1 PM - Energy/telecommunications meeting in New Britain
July 21, 2016
  1 PM - Energy/telecommunications meeting in New Britain