One of the companies that would be interested in bidding for a transmission project is Anbaric, a Wakefield-based company that focuses exclusively on transmission. Stephen Conant, an Anbaric partner and project manager, described the idea of independent or expandable transmission as being like a power strip.

“Imagine if we’re all in here and we all want to charge our phones into one outlet. Difficult. The collective best way to do it would be to actually have a common line where you would then have everyone – just like you do at the airport – everyone plugs into a common location,” Conant said. “It’s as simple as that.”

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