31 Jan '17, 9am

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Last week a 50-page infrastructure priorities list , reportedly compiled by a consultancy on behalf of Donald Trump’s transition team before the inauguration, surfaced on the Web. And some were surprised by the plentiful references to clean energy. First released by McClatchy and the Kansas City Star , the list includes 50 infrastructure projects totaling $137.5 billion, of which half is expected from private investment. The plan places an emphasis on transportation systems, calling for renovations and construction of highways, bridges and rail systems. But the wish-list also seems to prioritize green energy, spelling out plans to invest in wind and solar. Project No. 9: Plains and Eastern Electric Transmission Lines aims to move cheap, clean, wind energy from the western tip of Oklahoma to Memphis on a 720-mile transmission line. The project would bring enough clean energ...

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