sustainable energy

Are Interstate Electric Transmission Lines an Economically Viable Path for Wind Power?

by The Burns & McDonnell Team January 25, 2012

Interstate electric transmission lines are increasingly being used to deliver wind power, one of the cleanest and most cost-effective sources of energy. Because wind is in abundant supply in our country, it can play a huge part in meeting our increased energy demands. According to the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), wind power has the […]

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How Does Renewable Power Impact My Light Switch?

by The Burns & McDonnell Team July 31, 2011

Right now, the majority of power in southern California comes from traditional generation stations that burn coal and natural gas. Yet as the state increasingly backs renewable energy, power companies are changing their focus, implementing projects that will transmit renewable energy to their customers. Unlike fossil fuels, renewable energy comes from infinite, though intermittent, sources […]

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