<b>UPDATE: New Proposals Feature Transmission and Non-transmission Alternatives</b> (click image for details)

Working Together for Better Power Transmission Projects

Let's Find a Way to Meet New York's Energy Needs WITHOUT Devastating Unique Community Assets

The Hudson Valley Smart Energy Coalition is a broad-based coalition of community groups and officials partnered with Scenic Hudson in seeking to protect Hudson Valley communities from the potential negative impacts of proposals to create a major power line project running across New York State and through the Hudson Valley. The Hudson Valley Smart Energy Coalition is focused on portions of the proposed lines (high-voltage power lines proposed at 130 feet tall, 165 feet in some places) that would pass through 7 counties and 25 towns in the Hudson Valley, ultimately reaching their destination in Dutchess County.

    The proposed transmission projects threaten so much of what we hold dear about the Hudson Valley. […]

    Here’s a summary of the current status of our campaign for smarter energy solutions in our region.

    Speak out for better energy solutions that don’t permanently damage our Hudson Valley communities

    Our campaign has attracted considerable attention in the press. Read the latest stories here.

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Coalition Members

  • Town of Claverack
  • Town of Clinton
  • Clinton Concerned Citizens
  • Columbia Land Conservancy
  • Dutchess County Government
  • Dutchess Land Conservancy
  • Farmers and Families for Claverack
  • Farmers and Families for Livingston
  • Town of Livingston
  • Town of Milan
  • The Olana Partnership
  • Omega Institute
  • Pleasant Valley Concerned Citizens
  • Preservation League of NYS
  • Scenic Hudson
  • Town of Pleasant Valley
  • Walnut Grove Farm
  • Winnakee Land Trust
  • Supporting Organizations…