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California winds of change waft toward Wyoming

Wyoming wind energy must be marketed properly to skeptical Californians in order to capitalize on the Golden State’s strict renewable energy laws, according to a panel of energy experts.

WIRES’ New Study Is First Guide To All Benefits of Building Transmission

A new study finds that new high voltage transmission investments offer numerous potential benefits

Two Wyoming “Rapid Response” Transmission Projects Moving Closer to Development Completion

TransWest Express, Gateway West achieve major federal permitting milestones

DATC Vice Presidents Laurie Dunham and Chris Jones will present at the Infocast Transmission Summit West in San Diego, Calif., Sept. 23-25.

Laurie Dunham and Chris Jones, Duke-American Transmission Co.vice presidents,  will be presenting at Infocast’s 5th Annual Transmission Summit West on San Diego, Calif., Sept. 23-25.  Jones, director for the Zephyr Power Transmission Project, will review the backgrounds, structure and approach that DATC has taken to develop the Zephyr project, and discuss some of the key hurdles to transmission […]

DATC’s Matt Weber will present at TransForum West in San Diego, Calif., July 16-17

Matt Weber, Construction, Duke-American Transmission Co., will present at TransForum West in San Diego, Calif., July 16-17. Weber will discuss how construction challenges facilitate risk management and pave the way for success in large-scale transmission line construction projects. Click here to visit the TransForum West website.

Wyoming Makes Power Play

Wyoming has strong winds and a sparse population, making it a great place to put wind turbines but a lousy place to sell wind energy. A group of developers want the state to become a wind-power supplier to California.

Wyoming wind industry waits on new power lines

By 2020, power generated by Wyoming wind could find its way to California, Colorado, Idaho and Nevada.

Simply put, Wyoming wind’s greatest potential customers likely live outside the state. But something’s got to bring the power there.

Duke-American Transmission buys stake in 84-mile California transmission line

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Duke-American Transmission today completed its previously announced purchase from Atlantic Power of 72 percent of the capacity of Path 15 – an 84-mile, 500-kilovolt transmission line in central California. The nine-year-old line connects the state’s northern and southern transmission grids, playing a key role in maintaining statewide electric system reliability and market […]

Zephyr Power Transmission Project open house in Wheatland, Wyo., rescheduled for Apr. 30

Duke-American Transmission Co. has rescheduled a Zephyr Power Transmission Project open house in Wheatland, Wyo., originally scheduled for earlier this month but was cancelled due to inclement weather.

Transmission line may pass through Albany County

A proposed 3,000-megawatt transmission line that would connect a wind energy development near Chugwater with an electrical grid near Las Vegas could pass through northern Albany County.