23 May '12, 9pm

Study: Wind Power Can Save Midwestern Consumers $3 to $9.5 Billion Annually by 2020

Study: Wind Power Can Save Midwestern Consumers $3 to $9.5 Billion Annually by 2020

“This analysis illustrates a basic fact about our power system – building transmission to unleash cheaper, domestic resources makes strong economic sense,” said John Jimison, Managing Director of the Energy Future Coalition and Americans for a Clean Energy Grid. “Transmission makes up the smallest sliver of the electricity bill, but can make power markets more competitive and drive down costs for everyone. Midwestern states where some of the most valuable and abundant wind power can be found have a real opportunity to capitalize on these findings and continue investing in the infrastructure they need to facilitate additional generation of clean power.”

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2012/05/23/study-wind-power-can-...

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