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SuperStation Grid Connecting Project Moves Forward in New Mexico

When we first wrote about the Tres Amigas SuperStation back in 2009, it was a well thought-out concept that seemed far off from becoming a reality, but an influx of new investments has pushed it forward and the project is set to break ground this summer with the transmission hub being operational in 2015.The SuperStation will connect the three major grids in the country: the east, west and Texas grids.
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New Mexico "SuperStation" Could Link Major Power Grids

Issues & Causes / Environmentalism : Ecogeek (5 years ago)

A new idea for a large substation based in Clovis, New Mexico has the potential to solve one of the biggest hurdles to clean energy growth:  transmission.  The SuperStation, as its being called, would link the three largest grids - ... Read Post

New Mexico Makes Plan to Ramp Up Renewable Energy Exports With Tres Amigas

Utilities / Energy : Smart Grid (4 years ago)

A report from a 26 member task force, appointed by outgoing New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson, offers pointers on how to boost state independence with a major renewable energy transmission expansion, capitalizing on the Tres Amiga... Read Post

"Tres Amigas" Superstation Could Connect the 3 US Electrical Grids

Lifestyle / Green Living : TreeHugger (5 years ago)

A Bigger Market for Renewable Electricity Currently, the US is sub-divided into three electrical grids (East, West, and Texas). This means that electricity produced in one of the grids cannot be transmitted to the other grids. For e... Read Post

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