Energy Facility Evaluation, Siting, Construction and Operation (New Hampshire)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|Applies to States or Provinces||New Hampshire|
|Name||Energy Facility Evaluation, Siting, Construction and Operation (New Hampshire)|
|Policy Category||Other Policy|
|Policy Type||Siting and Permitting|
|Affected Technologies||Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Concentrating Solar Power, Energy Storage, Fuel Cells, Geothermal Electric, Hydroelectric, Natural Gas, Nuclear, Solar Photovoltaics, Tidal Energy, Wave Energy, Wind energy|
|Program Administrator||New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services, Public Information and Permitting Unit|
The statute establishes a procedure for the review, approval, monitoring, and enforcement of compliance in the planning, siting, construction, and operation of energy facilities, including transmission pipelines. The siting law and its administrative rules designated as Energy Facility Site Evaluation and reviewed by a committee, have been used to guide the review and evaluation process of natural gas transmission systems, natural-gas fired cogeneration power plants, transmission lines, new natural gas pipelines, fuel storage and distribution facilities, and electric power generation facilities capable of operating at 30 MW or greater capacity.
|Contact Name||Timothy Drew|
|Department||New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services, Public Information and Permitting Unit|
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:||RSA 162-H|