New Hampshire Bulk Transmission Siting & Regulation(8-NH)
In New Hampshire, a bulk transmission developer may need to obtain a Certificate of Site and Facility from the New Hampshire Site Evaluation Committee.
Determine Which State and Federal Permits Apply
Use this overview flowchart and following steps to learn which federal and state permits apply to your projects.
Permitting at a Glance
New Hampshire Federal
|Transmission Siting:||Any person may need a Certificate of Site and Facility. RSA §16-H:5(I).|
|Transmission Siting Agency:||New Hampshire Site Evaluation Committee|
|Transmission Siting Threshold:||To construct, operate, or maintain any energy facility. RSA §16-H:2. RSA §16-H:5(I).|
|Transmission Siting Act:||New Hampshire Energy Facility Evaluation, Siting, Construction and Operation Act|
|Preemptive Authority:||The New Hampshire Site Evaluation Committee has primary jurisdiction over transmission siting determinations.|
|Regulated Entity Definition:||“Energy facility” is an:
|Public Utility Certificate Threshold:||New Hampshire does not require other approval from the public utility commission for transmission projects.|
|Processing Timeframe:||365 days|