Energy Facility Evaluation, Siting, Construction and Operation (New Hampshire)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

EZFeed Policy

Place New Hampshire


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
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province














Program Administrator New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services, Public Information and Permitting Unit
Primary Website http://www.gencourt.state.nh.us/rsa/html/xii/162-h/162-h-mrg.htm


Last Review 2014-09-15


Information Source http://www.nhsec.nh.gov/rules/index.htm


Summary

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.


Policy Contact

Contact Name Timothy Drew
Department New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services, Public Information and Permitting Unit



Phone (603) 271-3306


Email timothy.drew@des.nh.gov


Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: RSA 162-H
Date Effective 1998
Date Enacted 1991

















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