A proposal for a natural gas-fired power plant in Killingly, which angered environmental activists for six years, suffered a major setback after the regional power grid operator – ISO-New England – said it did not want not that Killingly was one of them. of his future projects.
In a Nov. 4 letter to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the independent system operator that manages the New England grid – known as ISO-New England – requested permission to cut Killingly off considerations of future electricity. ISO-NE has launched a battle over the Killingly power plant project with its decision to include it in future power plans, known as Capacity Supply Obligation (CSO). Killingly is owned by NTE Energy.