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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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