The Connecticut Siting Council (Council) Office will be closed Friday, July 5, 2024 for a network upgrade. Council staff will be working remotely. Please plan accordingly.

Melanie Bachman, Executive Director

Photograph of the Connecticut Siting Council Executive Director, Melanie Bachman

Welcome to the Connecticut Siting Council

The Council is responsible for balancing the need for adequate and reliable public utility services at the lowest reasonable cost to consumers with the need to protect the environment and ecology of the state.  The Council generally has jurisdiction over the siting of electric transmission lines and electric substations with a design capacity of 69-kilovolts or more, electric generating and storage facilities, telecommunications facilities and hazardous waste facilities.

About Connecticut Siting Council


Connecticut Siting Council

Ten Franklin Square
New Britain, CT 06051
Phone Number: 860-827-2935
Fax: 860-827-2950