New Transmission to Expand Midwestern Wind Power

February 16, 2016 in Electricity Authors: Dane McFarlane, Matt Prorok

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A set of new electric transmission lines, developed with the help of the Great Plains Institute, is under construction to connect more Midwestern wind power to large cities in the east. The Midcontinent Independent Systems Operator (MISO), which operates the electric grid in the Midwest, has been moving forward with the Multi-Value Project (MVP) portfolio since 2011. Continue reading »