Pursuant to Executive Order (EO) No. 10485, as amended by EO 12038, and 10 C.F.R. § 205.320 et seq., Northern Pass Transmission LLC (Northern Pass or the Applicant) hereby applies to the United States Department of Energy (DOE) for a Presidential Permit authorizing the construction, connection, operation, and maintenance of facilities for the transmission of electric energy at the international border between the United States and Canada. This application does not seek authority for any export of power from the United States. The information that follows is submitted in support of the Application.