Filings related to this proceeding can be found in the DPU Docket File Room. The Fileroom page for a proceeding represents the official record for that proceeding. The Siting Board previously approved the Project in its December 1, 2017 Final Decision in EFSB 14-04/D.P.U. 14-153/14-154. The Board issued its final decision in this proceeding on February 26, 2021, linked below.
The Final Decision was preceded by the Tentative Decision, which was the Board deliberated and voted on during the board meeting. The Tentative Decision is linked below:
On February 16, 2022, Eversource requested that the Siting Board grant certain state and local permits necessary to construct and operate a new East Boston Substation (“Substation” or “Project”). That proceeding has been docketed as EFSB 22-01. Information on EFSB 22-01 can be found at https://www.mass.gov/info-details/east-eagle-certificate.
The Energy Facilities Siting Board concluded its Board meeting in EFSB 14-40A/D.P.U. 14-153A/14-154A on Monday, February 22, 2021. The Board meeting was held over four days. The purpose of the Siting Board meeting was to deliberate and vote on whether to approve, approve with conditions or amendments, or reject a Tentative Decision issued by the Siting Board on February 28, 2020 that recommended approval of a Project Change that NSTAR Electric Company d/b/a Eversource Energy submitted to the Siting Board on November 15, 2018 in connection with the Mystic-East Eagle-Chelsea Reliability Project (“Project”).
Recordings and transcripts of the meetings, where available, are linked below.
February 8, 2021: English Transcript (Part 1) | English Transcript (Part 2) | Spanish Transcript (Part 1) | Spanish Transcript (Part 2) | English Recording (Part 1) | English Recording (Part 2) | Spanish Recording (Full)