Borough's Zoning Board of Adjustment votes in favor of upgrading nine electrical towers.
Friday, April 12
North Caldwell is the latest municipality to approve PSE&G's plans to upgrade overhead transmission systems as part of the utility company's Northeast Grid Reliability Project. North Caldwell's Zoning Board of Adjustment unanimously approved the upgrade of nine towers in the borough on Wednesday night, according to a report in The Progress. Residents who live in proximity to the existing towers expressed safety and health concerns throughout the hearings of PSE&G's application, which began back in September. The Northeast Grid Reliability Project will increase 25 miles of transmission lines, including those in North Caldwell, from 138,000 to 230,000 volts. "The upgrade will deliver increased electric capacity required by New Jersey …
Residents can ask questions, raise concerns about Northeast Grid Reliability Project at upcoming workshop.
Tuesday, February 19
A project to increase electric capacity and improve power delivery throughout northern New Jersey includes replacing 20 towers in West Caldwell, according to PSE&G. The utility company will hold a public workshop to address questions and concerns with West Caldwell residents regarding the "Northeast Grid Reliability Project” on Wednesday, Feb. 27, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., at the Essex County Vocational School, 620 Passaic Ave., in West Caldwell. The Northeast Grid Reliability Project upgrades existing overhead transmission lines from 138,000 to 230,000 volts and will add a 230,000-volt underground transmission circuit throughout North Jersey. Some 50 miles of transmission lines would be replaced, including the stretch from the Hudson …