Renewables to slow transmission development
- Dec 27, 2021 10:12 pm GMT
The United States of America desperately needs more transmission lines. Over the past two decades, as energy needs have continued to rise, power line development has slowed to a lethargic crawl. “Since 2009, China has built more than 18,000 miles of ultrahigh-voltage transmission lines. The U.S. has built zero,” an Atlantic article pointed out this year. Luckily, momentum seems to be building for a significant transmission build out. Once seldom discussed, the importance of transmission is now a common theme in mainstream publications, and both Republican and Democrat legislators have been enthusiastic about transmission development.
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