TITLE

New Lines to Link Cities With Future Wind Farms

AUTHOR(S)
Russell, Pam Radtke
PUB. DATE
April 2012
SOURCE
ENR: Engineering News-Record;4/16/2012, Vol. 268 Issue 11, pTX31
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the competitive renewable energy zones (CREZ) project, which will add transmission lines to move wind power across Texas. The project is scheduled for completion in 2013, but is reportedly overbudget as a result of an underestimation of the number of miles of line needed to avoid towns and environmentally-sensitive areas. An overview of planned wind-power projects following the completion of the transmission lines is presented.
ACCESSION #
74996131

 

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