Texas' Wind Transmission Project Keeps Rolling

This is the first part in a three-part series examining Texas' $5 billion build-out of transmission lines to support wind power, which is encountering increasing opposition.

Last week, to cheers from a crowded courtroom, commissioners in Denton County unanimously passed a resolution opposing the construction of a big new transmission line through their county — even though it would carry clean, renewable wind power. Later today, the company that wants to build the line will file a stack of paperwork refuting some of the objections and asking Texas regulators for permission to proceed anyway.

It's the latest episode in the ...

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