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Industrial Info Resources

March 08, 2010 05:00 ET

Broader Stakeholder Engagement Needed to Site Transmission Projects, an Industrial Info News Alert

DENVER, CO--(Marketwire - March 8, 2010) -  Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- State and federal renewable electric standards (RES) cannot be met without the construction of new transmission lines to connect often remote renewable generation sources to far-off load centers, speakers told a wind and transmission workshop sponsored by the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) (Washington, D.C.). Getting these transmission lines built will happen only if there is a broad, sustained effort to engage all stakeholders that are involved with or affected by a transmission project, agreed speakers at the workshop, held in Denver March 2-3.

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