31 Mar '16, 9am

US approves 4GW Clean Line grid from Oklahoma: UNITED STATES: After nearly six years of review, the HVDC trans...

US approves 4GW Clean Line grid from Oklahoma: UNITED STATES: After nearly six years of review, the HVDC trans...

The $2.5 billion project Plains & Eastern Clean Line project will transport 4GW of wind energy from the Oklahoma Panhandle region east to Arkansas, Tennessee and other parts of southeastern US. Construction of the 1,135km privately funded line could start in 2017, said Clean Line. The DoE approval marks the first use of Congressional authority shifted to DoE under the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to promote grid development. "Building modern transmission that delivers renewable energy to more homes and businesses will create jobs, cut carbon emissions, and enhance the reliability of our grid," said US energy secretary Ernest Moniz. The line could help drive more than $7 billion dollars in new wind farm development, said the American Wind Energy Association. However, Republican Senator Lamar Alexander of Tennessee, was less enthused: "This is the first time federal law has bee...

Full article: http://www.windpowermonthly.com/article/1389433/us-approv...

Tweets

Will some states be left out of clean energy's ...

greenbiz.com 01 Apr '16, 8am

Michael Bloomberg, CEO of Bloomberg LP, raised a provocative question Jan. 27 at the 2016 Investor Summit on Climate Risk ...

US Government Approves 705-mile Clean Power Tra...

renewableenergyworld.com 29 Mar '16, 6pm

Renewable Energy World (North America Edition)

2.5 Million Americans Work In Clean Energy (Rep...

cleantechnica.com 30 Mar '16, 2pm

An analysis of data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Dept. of Energy for Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2) ha...

China's Grid Operator Blames Bad Planning for I...

renewableenergyworld.com 01 Apr '16, 1pm

Renewable Energy World (North America Edition)

DOE approves Clean Line wind transmission

DOE approves Clean Line wind transmission

rechargenews.com 26 Mar '16, 3am

The US Department of Energy (DOE) approved Clean Line's Plains & Eastern direct current transmission line and designated a...

3 ways low-income Americans can benefit from the Clean Power Plan – if states do the right thing https://t.co/9KaIunAcsB

3 ways low-income Americans can benefit from th...

edf.org 31 Mar '16, 2pm

When the price of goods and services jumps, it hurts low-income Americans – people who operate with the least in savings a...

Nearly 40% of US Electricity Could Come From Rooftop Solar

Nearly 40% of US Electricity Could Come From Ro...

greentechmedia.com 30 Mar '16, 4pm

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory has found that nearly 40 percent of electricity in the U.S. could come from rooft...

Grass Fires Char Kansas, Oklahoma

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 01 Apr '16, 10pm

View Image Comparison View Both Images In late March 2016, wildfire raged across rural areas of Kansas and Oklahoma. Local...

Grass Fires Char Kansas, Oklahoma

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 02 Apr '16, 2pm

View Image Comparison View Both Images In late March 2016, wildfire raged across rural areas of Kansas and Oklahoma. Local...

bsolute Cleaning got our house absolutely clean

alvinology.com 31 Mar '16, 6pm

I had the Cif, mop, vacuum cleaner and cloths she needed, but no ladder – but she didn’t let that stop her. I was worried ...