Companies propose Wyoming wind farm plan to power Los Angeles

Proposal would link Wyoming and Utah facilities and provide enough electricity to serve 1.2m homes, according to statement

An $8bn project to supply the Los Angeles area with large amounts of electricity from a wind farm in Wyoming via an energy storage facility in Utah was proposed Tuesday by four companies.

The Wyoming and Utah sites would be linked by a $2.6bn, 525-mile transmission line that would traverse Colorado, and the power would be sent on to California through an existing, 490-mile transmission line, the group said in a statement.

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