Connecticut Siting Council
Apr 25, 2019

Energy/telecommunications meeting in New Britain

DATE:   April 18, 2019

TO:      Council Members

FROM:   Melanie Bachman, Executive Director

RE:      Connecticut Siting Council Energy/Telecommunications Meeting


 
An Energy/Telecommunications meeting of the Connecticut Siting Council will be held on Thursday, April 25, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. in Hearing Room Two, Ten Franklin Square, New Britain, Connecticut.

AGENDA

  1. Minutes of March 28, 2019.

  2. DOCKET NO. 474 - The Connecticut Light & Power Company d/b/a Eversource Energy Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need for the Greater Hartford-Central Connecticut Reliability Project that traverses the municipalities of Hartford, West Hartford, and Newington, which consists of (a) construction, maintenance and operation of a new 115-kilovolt (kV) electric transmission line within existing Eversource, Amtrak and public road rights-of-way and associated facilities extending overhead approximately 2.4 miles and underground approximately 1.3 miles between Eversource’s existing Newington Substation in the Town of Newington and existing Southwest Hartford Substation in the City of Hartford; (b) modifications to a .01 mile section within existing Eversource right-of-way of the existing overhead 115-kV electric transmission line connection to the Newington Substation (Newington Tap); and (c) related modifications to Newington Substation and Southwest Hartford Substation. Partial Development and Management Plan – Overhead Segment.

  3. DOCKET NO. 485 - MCM Holdings, LLC and Cellco Partnership d/b/a Verizon Wireless application for a Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need for the construction, maintenance, and operation of a telecommunications facility at one of two sites: 1542 Boston Post Road or at the end of Kirtland Street, Westbrook, Connecticut. Completeness Review, Schedule, and Deposition of the Transcript.

  4. PETITION NO. 1312 - Candlewood Solar LLC declaratory ruling that no Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need is required for the proposed construction, maintenance and operation of a 20 megawatt AC (26.5 megawatt DC) solar photovoltaic electric generating facility located on a 163 acre parcel at 197 Candlewood Mountain Road and associated electrical interconnection to Eversource Energy’s Rocky River Substation on Kent Road in New Milford, Connecticut. Development and Management Plan.

    PETITION NO. 1362 - Town of New Milford petition for a declaratory ruling, pursuant to Connecticut General Statutes §4-176, for a determination that the January 28, 2019 Development and Management Plan submitted by Candlewood Solar, LLC in Petition No. 1312 conflicts and/or is inconsistent with the Connecticut Siting Council’s December 21, 2017 final decision on Petition No. 1312. Decision.

  5. PETITION NO. 1352 - Nutmeg Solar, LLC, petition for a declaratory ruling, pursuant to Connecticut General Statutes §4-176 and §16-50k, for the proposed construction, maintenance and operation of a 19.6-megawatt AC solar photovoltaic electric generating facility on approximately 162 acres comprised of 9 separate parcels located generally south of Bailey Road and east of Route 191 (Broad Brook Road), and associated electrical interconnection to Eversource Energy’s Scitico Substation at 20 Bailey Road in Enfield, Connecticut. Draft Findings of Fact, Opinion, and Decision and Order.

  6. PETITION NO. 1354 – Chatfield Solar Fund, LLC, petition for a declaratory ruling, pursuant to Connecticut General Statutes §4-176 and §16-50k, for the proposed construction, maintenance and operation of a 1.98-megawatt AC solar photovoltaic electric generating facility on approximately 25 acres located generally south of Route 80 (North Branford Road) and east of Chestnut Hill Road in Killingworth, Connecticut, and associated electrical interconnection to Eversource Energy’s Green Hill Substation located at 775 Green Hill Road, Madison, Connecticut. Draft Findings of Fact.

  7. PETITION NO. 1363 - T-Mobile Northeast, LLC petition for a declaratory ruling, pursuant to Connecticut General Statutes §4-176 and §16-50k, for the proposed modification of an existing rooftop wireless telecommunications facility and associated equipment located at the Connecticut Post Mall, 1201 Boston Post Road, Milford, Connecticut. Decision.

  8. PETITION NO. 1364 - Cellco Partnership d/b/a Verizon Wireless petition for a declaratory ruling, pursuant to Connecticut General Statutes §4-176 and §16-50k, for the proposed installation of a small cell telecommunications facility on the roof of an existing commercial and residential building located at 192 Main Street, Norwich, Connecticut. Decision.

  9. Administrative Matters.

Regular Items

Upcoming Calendar Events:

  • Docket No. 470B Thursday, May 2, 2019, evidentiary hearing session beginning at 11:00 a.m. in Hearing Room One, Ten Franklin Square, New Britain, Connecticut. (if necessary)

  • Energy/Telecommunications meeting, Thursday, May 9, 2019, beginning at 1:00 p.m. in Hearing Room Two, Ten Franklin Square, New Britain, Connecticut.

  • Petition No. 1312 (court-ordered remand) Tuesday, May 14, 2019, evidentiary hearing session beginning at 1:00 p.m. in Hearing Room Two, Ten Franklin Square, New Britain, Connecticut.

  • Docket No. 470B Thursday, May 16, 2019, evidentiary hearing session beginning at 11:00 a.m. in Hearing Room One, Ten Franklin Square, New Britain, Connecticut. (if necessary)

  • Energy/Telecommunications meeting, Thursday, May 23, 2019, beginning at 1:00 p.m. in Hearing Room Two, Ten Franklin Square, New Britain, Connecticut.

Location: New Britain, CT
This event is 217 miles from you (17603).

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