Chinese wind power company seems to understand American political capitalism

Michael Giberson American University’s Investigative Journalism Workshop has published reports detailing the extensive political connections in the United States developed by Chinese wind power company A-Power Energy in its effort to build a 600-MW wind farm in West Texas.  A-Power and their partners were seeking $450 million in section 1603 grants and U.S. Department of … More Chinese wind power company seems to understand American political capitalism

Texas transmission route to avoid crossing scenic canyon

Michael Giberson Last week the Texas PUC approved routes for the northwesternmost link in the CREZ transmission expansion, choosing one of the longest of several possible transmission routes in order to avoid crossing parts of Palo Duro canyon.  The canyon is the nation’s second longest and includes a state park.  None of the routes would … More Texas transmission route to avoid crossing scenic canyon