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Study: Texas wind power could benefit Louisiana consumers

A proposed high-voltage transmission project to connect low-cost, wind power generated in Texas to the Southeast could generate $3.9 billion in economic impacts over 30 years for Louisiana and Mississippi. The study by Moss Adams LLP says Pattern Energy Group LP affiliate’s proposed Southern Cross Transmission project would: • Produce nearly $1.5 billion of direct … Continued

Pattern Energy advances major power line project in Louisiana, Mississippi

By Barry Cassell, Chief Analyst Transmission Hub December 19, 2016 Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern Development) on Dec. 19 announced that an affiliate is pursuing the Southern Cross Transmission project, which would provide significant economic benefits to the project areas within Louisiana and Mississippi. That includes $3.9 billion in total direct, indirect, induced and fiscal … Continued

Study extols benefits of proposed US wind energy transmission line

By Richard A. Kessler Recharge 19 December 2016 A new study suggests Pattern Energy Group’s proposed Southern Cross wind energy transmission project linking Texas to the Southeast will produce $3.9bn in positive “economic impact” to the states of Louisiana and Mississippi. The 500kV project will have 2GW capacity. Pattern hopes to start construction in 2018 … Continued

Transmission lines to cross through north Louisiana farmland

Southern Cross says their power lines will benefit everyone. “It’s a win-win-win if everybody works together,” says Southern Cross spokesperson Denton Gibbes. Gibbes says the project, an approximately 400-mile high-voltage line across north Louisiana, will share renewable energy from wind farms in Texas, through Louisiana, and all the way to the Alabama/Mississippi line. Click here … Continued