Wind Power Backbone Sought Off Atlantic Coast

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NY Times Wind Power Backbone Sought Off Atlantic Coast


WASHINGTON -- Google and a New York financial firm have each agreed to invest heavily in a proposed $5 billion transmission backbone for future offshore wind farms along the Atlantic Seaboard that could ultimately transform the region's electrical map.

An interesting new network element for transmitting electricity from Virginia to New York, and serving as a backbone for off-shore windmills. New electric generation and transmission capacity is needed for many reasons, not the least of which is the coming electrification of cars.

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WASHINGTON -- Google and a New York financial firm have each agreed to invest heavily in a proposed $5 billion transmission backbone for future offshore wind farms along the Atlantic Seaboard that could ultimately transform the region's electrical map.

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