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Wind energy transmission line OK'd; Electricity generated in western Kansas will be sold in eastern states

The approval depends on the developer, Clean Line Energy, getting approvals from the Missouri, Illinois, and Indiana state utility commissions before starting construction in Kansas. The order also specified that construction must begin within five years, and that Clean Line can’t recover any of its costs from Kansas ratepayers.
7 Nov 2013

Consumers Get the Shaft

Competitive electricity markets require a robust grid, but the real culprits for driving new transmission costs are states adopting renewable energy standards. ...All the "candy" incentives FERC is offering have created a modern-day gold rush to the transmission sector. Unfortunately, all the gold in this mine winds up in the hands of the transmission owners who get paid handsomely to build assets they end up owning.
1 Nov 2010
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