FERC OKs $3.5B Line To Carry Okla., Texas Wind Power

Law360, New York (September 14, 2012, 2:18 PM EDT) -- The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has approved a $3.5 billion overhead line that will carry 3,500 megawatts of clean energy from western Oklahoma, Texas and Kansas to the southeastern U.S., project developers said Tuesday, kicking off service agreement negotiations with potential customers.

Houston-based Clean Line Energy Partners LP said it is now seeking buyers interested in power delivered via its 800-mile Plains & Eastern Clean Line, likely including utilities and other clean-energy generators between Oklahoma, Texas, Kansas, Tennessee and Arkansas. FERC gave the developer permission to...
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