Electric Transmission

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September 5, 2011

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced that rural electric cooperative utilities will receive funding for smart grid technologies and improvements to generation and transmission facilities.

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November 29, 2010

In a speech at the National Press Club, U.S Energy Secretary Steven Chu said that the success of China and other countries in clean energy industries represents a new "Sputnik Moment" for the United States, and requires a similar mobilization of America's innovation machine so that we can compete in the global race for the jobs of the future. 

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November 9, 2010

The Wyoming Collector and Transmission System study presents approaches and structures for getting multiple wind farm output into the transmission system.

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Article
October 14, 2010

You gotta give Google credit. Just like with their self-driving cars and radical fuel cells, when these Silicon Valley geniuses think, they think way, way outside the server cabinet!

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October 14, 2010

A principal and utility practice leader at The Brattle Group has estimated that $50 to $100 billion in transmission investment will be needed in order to integrate renewable power onto the existing electricity grid.

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October 13, 2010

Good Energies, a global investor in renewable energy and energy efficiency industries, has announced an investment in the Atlantic Wind Connection backbone transmission project, alongside Google and Marubeni Corp.

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April 16, 2010

The U.S. Department of Energy has announced a series of partnerships and other initiatives to address clean energy and energy security in the Western Hemisphere as part of the Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas.

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March 29, 2010

Grid reinforcements in Alaska involve a variety of construction approaches and a geotechnical design that must accommodate a discontinuous permafrost layer.

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March 19, 2010

The wire and cable business has always been a tough neighborhood to live in during a recession, but potential sales opportunities in renewables, nuclear power and the upgrade of the global electrical grid may be just around the corner. (See article in Electrical Wholesaling)