Companies Propose $8 Billion Green-Energy Project for California
Posted on September 25, 20149/25/14 |
Four-Company Plan Features Wyoming Wind Turbines and Utah Power Facility Run on Air
Four energy companies are teaming up on an $8-billion effort to ship electric power produced in Wyoming all the way to Southern California via transmission lines, with the help of a novel energy-storage and generation system to be built in Utah.
The project comes as California pushes utilities to develop significant volumes stored energy sources to smooth supply flows when there are fluctuations in output from solar-powered generation and wind turbines.
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