Demand down, “It’s a new world for us” utilities!

Filed under:News coverage,Nuts & Bolts — posted by admin on July 29, 2014 @ 11:45 am

I love it when this happens — when the truth is so obvious that they can no longer deny it:

Energy Lag

This decreased demand is the reason they want us to pay for transmission lines across the U.S. so they can market all this surplus power in locations where prices are higher.  DOH!

Electricity Sales Anemic for Seventh Year in a Row – WSJ July 28 2014


CapX 2020 contractor electrocuted

Filed under:Uncategorized — posted by admin on @ 6:27 am

We’ve had another tragedy on the construction of the CapX 2020 Brookings transmission line:

Worker electrocuted on CapX 2020 power line near Fairfax, MN


image: detail of installation by Bronwyn Lace