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January 30, 2009

Texas News: Texas selects developers to build transmission lines to tap wind regions

Filed under: News,Texas News — admin @ 9:15 am

Breaking news from SNL Interactive:

Texas regulators on Jan. 29 awarded more than a dozen electric transmission developers shares of an approximately $5 billion plan to build transmission lines between wind-rich regions in west Texas and the panhandle and major load centers.

The decision, made by the Public Utility Commission of Texas at its open meeting, parcels out about 2,900 miles of high-voltage transmission projects, which the commission expects to support nearly 18,500 MW of wind generation.

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