Posts Tagged ‘lines’

Outcry on power lines from Salt Creek wind farm

Concern: Member for Polwarth Richard Riordan with one of the large towers being installed to carry transmiussioin lines from the Salt Creek wind farm near Mortlake. New high capacity power transmission lines from the Salt Creek wind farm north of Mortlake are sparking concern with several Mortlake district residents. View full post on Wind Power […]

New path eyed for high-voltage transmission lines in Idaho

Federal officials have released their latest analysis on proposed routes for two high-voltage transmission lines in southwestern Idaho intended to modernize the Pacific Northwest's energy grid. The 183-page draft environmental assessment released by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management late last week covers two segments of the Gateway West project proposed by Idaho Power and […]

4 environment Power lines to connect Wyoming wind energy to…

The Salt Lake Tribune A Rocky Mountain Power crew works on power lines near 800 south and Foothill Drive in Salt Lake City, Utah Monday February 25, 2013. Rawlins, Wyo. View full post on Wind Power News

Transmission lines, often contested, expected with Clean Power Plan

If one were to sketch how the electric power sector could adapt to meet new clean energy regulations, it would be logical to draw some wind mills and solar farms in areas with constant breeze and abundant sunshine. Renewable energy sources like wind and solar stand to balloon as one of the biggest ways that […]

Federal report clears route of wind power electric lines

The federal Energy Department released its final environmental report Wednesday on a proposed high-voltage, direct-current transmission line from the Oklahoma Panhandle to Tennessee. The 720-mile Plains and Eastern Clean Line project would take 4,000 megawatts of electricity from planned wind farms in the Oklahoma and Texas panhandles and ship it directly to utilities in the […]

Next Wind Energy Challenge: Transmission Lines

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa- Governor Branstad called on the Federal Government to look at Iowa’s entire renewable energy strategy going back as far as 1983. The Governor, speaking before the Iowa Wind Energy Association said new efforts by the government to assess clean energy generation only go back as far as 2005. View full post […]

Germany sees new power lines as vital in teeth of Bavarian protests

The German government believes it is “essential” to build three new high-voltage power lines to transfer excess wind energy from the breezy north to the industrial south, according to an Economy Ministry paper seen by Reuters on Thursday. The electricity superhighways are regarded as a crucial element of Germany’s shift towards renewable sources of energy […]

New Transmission Lines To Carry Oklahoma Wind Energy To Tennessee

New Transmission Lines To Carry Oklahoma Wind Energy To Tennesse – News9.com – Oklahoma City, OK – News, Weather, Video and Sports Getting power from wind farms will require 720 miles of new transmission lines from the panhandle across Oklahoma and Arkansas and into Tennessee. Getting power from wind farms will require 720 miles of […]

When the market oversteps all lines of decency

‘For the Record’ show’s documentary, ‘Beltway Nation’ exposes the unthinkable corruption and greed transforming Washington into a high stakes game of self-preservation where money buys power, the rich get richer and the law makers are above the law. The market is America’s god. View full post on Wind Power News

Kansas farm interests want say in power lines

A bill before the Kansas House would allow farming interests to have more input into where power lines are placed. View full post on Wind Power News