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Grain Belt Wind Line files Appeal with Missouri Supreme Court

Rejected by Missouri utility regulators, officials with a $2 billion wind-power transmission project are appealing to the state's highest court for help. The Grain Belt Express Clean Line project was shot down in August by the Missouri Public Service Commission. View full post on Wind Power News

Kenya:Kenyans Face Higher Bills Over U.S.$54 Million Fine in Stalled Wind Power Line Project

State-owned power utility Kenya Electricity Transmission Company is in trouble over negligence in the award of a major contract, exposing taxpayers to a $54.2 million fine. Ketraco awarded Spanish firm Isolux Ingeneria SA the contract to construct a high voltage transmission line to evacuate electricity from the Lake Turkana Wind Power plant in northern Kenya. […]

High court deals another blow to Clean Line project

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Ameren to try again for Missouri approval of new power line

An Ameren Corp. subsidiary plans to try again to get Missouri approval for a high-voltage power line after changing its route and getting consent from the last remaining counties in its 480-mile path from Iowa to Indiana. Ameren said Wednesday that it will apply later this month to the Missouri Public Service Commission to build […]

Kenya: Taxpayer Billions to Bail Out Spanish Power Line Builder

Kenyan taxpayers have been forced to bail out a debt-ridden Spanish contractor building the Lake Turkana Wind power transmission line to ensure the project is completed by June. Energy Cabinet Secretary Charles Keter said the government has moved in to pay subcontractors and suppliers owed by Madrid-based Isolux, the firm which bagged the tender for […]

Wind energy firm trying again for OK of cross-country line

A renewable energy company is again facing opposition as it seeks one of the final pieces of regulatory approval needed to carry wind power from the nation's heartland to the east. Missouri utility regulators began hearing testimony Monday on a request from Clean Line Energy to build a high-voltage transmission line from western Kansas across […]

Wind farm would stretch across Burke to Divide line

Next Era Energy Resources held an open house in Bowbells Thursday to introduce Burke County residents to a proposed wind farm project. If the project is built, 89 wind generators will dot the landscape in an area running from southwest of Bowbells along the Coteau hills to the Divide County line. View full post on […]

Ballarat in the power firing line over national grid problems

Ballarat was one of the regional cities that faced losing power during the recent eastern Australian heatwave so that NSW could avoid power cuts Ballarat was one of the regional cities that faced losing power during the recent eastern Australian heatwave so that NSW could avoid power cuts Power to Victoria's regional towns was vulnerable […]

BLM approves final routes for Gateway West transmission line

The Bureau of Land Management has authorized the final routes connecting the high-voltage Gateway West transmission line project between southwestern Idaho and central Wyoming. The BLM's Record of Decision, signed Friday, means Idaho Power and Rocky Mountain Power can build and operate 321 miles of 500-kilovolt transmission lines on public land in Idaho's Gooding, Elmore, […]

7 Companies Support Clean Line in Letter to Hutchinson

Seven companies with significant operations in Arkansas spoke out Tuesday in support of the controversial Plains & Eastern Clean Line power transmission project in a letter to Gov. Asa Hutchinson. View full post on Wind Power News