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Southeast leaders propose new roads, hydroelectric projects

...the Southeast Conference formed a cooperative for utilities participating in the Southeast Intertie Project, an electricity grid being developed for the region's isolated communities. The multi-million-dollar project is billed as a way...
Bush eyes ANWR anew

...on federal land in the Rocky Mountains to expanding clean-coal technology and improving the reliability of the electricity grid. New tax incentives to spur construction of next-generation nuclear power plants also will be back on the table...
Dems: Get real about U.S. energy policy

...economically. We must move aggressively on energy efficiency, spread smart-grid technologies and invest in our electricity grid. We must push curbs that encourage less oil consumption, such as a targeted (to limit the effect on the less fortunate...
Benefits far outweigh cost of current federal subsidies

...We need, more than ever, alternatives to fossil fuels.EVs provide a bulwark against rising prices because our electricity grid is powered by a diverse array of sources that include coal, natural gas, nuclear and, increasingly, renewables...
Funding electrics is a battery-dead idea

...from oil. The pure battery electric vehicles forego the internal combustion engine altogether and run solely on the electricity grid. Nearly two-dozen car companies are preparing to launch plug-in electric vehicles within the next few years...
Taking a do-nothing approach to Y2K

...Jan. 1, 2000. But the best guess is that the United States will see few if any effects at all. The nation's electricity grid will not crash, we will not suddenly run out of water and planes will not suddenly fall from the sky. I haven't...
Towns search for solution to trash problem

...preferred alternative, they would need to have road or good marine access. Any waste site also would need to be on the electricity grid. Pool hopes that by pulling together on a regional waste plan, Southeast towns can achieve economies of scale and...
Depleted energy

...billion is equally long. The bill does not, for example, provide a clear direction for the development of the electricity grid: Although it contains language that seems to encourage the formation of regional commissions that could better manage...
Alaska editorial: The state should think now about energy alternatives

...legislators in taking a new look at the Susitna hydro proposal, which could make a valuable addition to the Railbelt electricity grid. Susitna was considered as a large hydro project in the mid-1980s but it was deemed too costly and would have...
Pro: Wise investments can enhance America's dream

...made up of highways, bridges, air and sea ports, rail and mass transit systems, dams and levees, and a modern electricity grid. Those investments put millions to work and fueled our economic growth, expanded our horizons, and made us the...


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