- Feb 8, 2021 10:59 pm GMT
Podcast and transcript features SOO Green, a major HVDC UG transmission project along railroad right-of-way that delivers renewable wind to load centers in MISO and PJM.
Listen to podcast....he says “....developers still have an inflated sense of the cost of undergrounding lines. The news hasn’t widely spread that modern lines require less conducting metal, horizontal drilling has been perfected by natural gas frackers, and inverter stations(for DC applications) are as little as 25 percent the size they used to be.”
“And, of course, the sticker price of building overhead lines does not include the unpredictable expenses of regulatory hassles and intransigent landowners....”
And the best quote of the podcast.... “A line can not be cheap if it never gets built.”
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