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|StateProcess=In Connecticut, a bulk transmission developer should consult local zoning regulations during the transmission siting process. A developer may need a Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need from the [[Connecticut Siting Council]] for certain interconnection and transmission projects.
 
|StateProcess=In Connecticut, a bulk transmission developer should consult local zoning regulations during the transmission siting process. A developer may need a Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need from the [[Connecticut Siting Council]] for certain interconnection and transmission projects.
|GlanceTopic=Transmission
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|SitingAuth=The [[Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority]] regulates public utilities alongside the [[Connecticut Siting Council]].
 
|SitingAgency=[[Connecticut Siting Council]]
 
|SitingAgency=[[Connecticut Siting Council]]
|SitingProcess=A person must obtain a Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need from the [[Connecticut Siting Council]] prior to transmission site preparation or construction.
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|SitingProcess=A person may need a Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need.
|SitingThreshold=69 kV or greater.
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|SitingThreshold=Prior to transmission site preparation or construction. [[Connecticut – Conn. Gen. Stat. §§ 16-50 et seq., Public Utility Environmental Standards Act|C.G.S. §16-50k(a)]].
|SitingAct=[[Connecticut – Conn. Gen. Stat. §§ 16-50 et seq., Public Utility Environmental Standards Act|Public Utility Environmental Standards Act]]
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|SitingAct=[[Public Utility Environmental Standards Act]]
|RegEntityDef=A person means "any individual corporation, limited liability company...governmental agency, municipality...and any other entity public or private..." [[Connecticut – Conn. Gen. Stat. §§ 16-50 et seq., Public Utility Environmental Standards Act|C.G.S. §16-50i(c)]].
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|RegEntityDef=A facility is defined as an electric transmission line of 60 kV or more. [[Connecticut – Conn. Gen. Stat. §§ 16-50 et seq., Public Utility Environmental Standards Act|C.G.S. §16-50i]].
|PubUtilTxCert=Any person seeking to construct an electric transmission line of a design capacity of 69 kV or more must apply for a Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need.
 
 
|SitingTimeframe=There is no statutorily mandated timeframe for approval.
 
|SitingTimeframe=There is no statutorily mandated timeframe for approval.
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|GlanceTopic=Transmission
 
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Connecticut Bulk Transmission Siting & Regulation(8-CT)

In Connecticut, a bulk transmission developer should consult local zoning regulations during the transmission siting process. A developer may need a Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need from the Connecticut Siting Council for certain interconnection and transmission projects.

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Connecticut Federal

Transmission Siting: A person may need a Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need.
Transmission Siting Agency: Connecticut Siting Council
Transmission Siting Threshold: Prior to transmission site preparation or construction. C.G.S. §16-50k(a).
Transmission Siting Act: Public Utility Environmental Standards Act
Preemptive Authority: The Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority regulates public utilities alongside the Connecticut Siting Council.
Regulated Entity Definition: A facility is defined as an electric transmission line of 60 kV or more. C.G.S. §16-50i.
Processing Timeframe: There is no statutorily mandated timeframe for approval.