31 Oct '11, 2pm

$12.7 Billion for Transmission in Europe (Boon for Wind & Solar Energy)

$12.7 Billion for Transmission in Europe (Boon for Wind & Solar Energy)

With the EU’s strong commitment to renewable energy growth and it’s ambitious wind and solar energy plans, I imagine a good chunk of this will benefits those clean energy options. And let’s not forget that there is a HUGE renewable energy project, DESERTEC , planned for Northern Africa, the Middle East, and Europe that will require significant transmission infrastructure investments. Thanks to New Energy News for sharing the

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2011/10/31/12-7-billion-for-tran...

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