Expanding Access To Renewable Energy Resources

Law360, New York (January 13, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Could our nation’s existing highways and railroads be used to expand access to valuable, but remote, renewable energy resources? This question should be addressed as part of President Barack Obama’s contemplated infrastructure development plan.

Access to some of our most promising renewable sources of energy (wind and solar) is limited in many instances because the current electrical transmission grid in the United States is essentially at full capacity and does not extend to many of the best wind/solar resource areas.

One potential way to address this...
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