Additional investments are needed in the U.S. grid in order to preserve 529,000 jobs, $656 billion in personal income, $496 billion in GDP, and $10 billion in U.S. exports.
“Once in a lifetime opportunity” is a cliché too often employed by bad infomercials, but I can honestly say that my Cloud County Community College internship has been just that.
Transmission lines can create 200,000 full-time jobs and spur $40 billion in annual economic activity, according to a new report.
Columnist Larry Bell recently published a misleading critique of the state of the American renewable energy industry in his article “Too-Green-To-Fail Energy Policies Fail Achievement Tests.” Mr. Bell made a slew of errors (including misidentifying FERC Chairman Jon Wellinghoff as “Jon Wellington,”), many of which were pointed out by Michael Goggin in his article, “Fact
A recent study, detailed in this article by Jack Smith of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, shows how new transmission lines from wind farms in West Texas to the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area would “enable a huge expansion of the state’s wind-power industry, lower electric bills, generate jobs, reduce emissions and conserve water.” The study was conducted by
Thanks to funds from the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act, construction of a green power transmission line stretching from Lethbridge, Alberta in Canada, down to Great Falls, Mont., was put back on track after a bank failure. Currently under construction, the Montana-Alberta Tie Line, which is owned by Toronto-based Tonbridge Power, will connect the electricity