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Nick Paul, left, of Concord, and Tim Madsen, of Manchester, protest with three others from the group Protect the Granite State outside a hearing by the state's Site Evaluation Committee for the Northern Pass project in 2017. Massachusetts announced Wednesday it would not sign onto the project. (Michael Casey/AP)
Nick Paul, left, of Concord, and Tim Madsen, of Manchester, protest with three others from the group Protect the Granite State outside a hearing by the state's Site Evaluation Committee for the Northern Pass project in 2017. Massachusetts announced Wednesday it would not sign onto the project. (Michael Casey/AP)
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Last week, state officials announced they'd chosen the controversial Northern Pass transmission project — a venture between Eversource Energy and Hydro-Quebec — to bring more renewable energy into the state by 2020.

However in New Hampshire, the state is still considering whether to award the project its final permit.

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Annie Ropeik, reports on energy, environment and development for New Hampshire Public Radio. She tweets @aropeik.

This segment aired on January 31, 2018.

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