Lines to plug city into green power to be buried or submerged

There’s a disconnect in the effort to make New York state less reliant on fossil fuels.

Solar farms, wind turbines and hydro dams are producing more renewable power for the state, but it can be difficult to deliver that power south to the massive New York City market.

So state officials are considering proposals to effectively plug the city into more green power through high-voltage transmission lines that would run underground or underwater for more than 100 miles.

Different proposed lines would go beneath the Hudson River or be buried along the state Thruway. One long-planned line would run down the entire state to deliver hydropower from

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