Going Green

Friday, March 7, 2008

California Grid for Wind Energy

This is a critical piece of the puzzle. Our electricity transmission infrastructure will have to be enhanced to handle the new sources of energy coming on line.

Work begins on California wind transmission lines

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Construction on the biggest U.S. transmission project largely for wind energy has begun, utility Southern California Edison said on Friday.

The Tehachapi Renewal Transmission Project aims to take wind power produced in a remote area called Tehachapi in Southern California to power customers all over the state through the state power grid.

If the full project is finished by 2013 as planned, it will be capable of carrying...(complete article here).

1 comment:

Old Soldier said...

Wish I could hook a windmill on my Dodge Ram.