Will DOE’s Transmission Needs Study Spur New Regional, Interregional Lines?
Department Incorporated 330 Industry Comments on Draft into Final Report
The National Transmission Needs Study looks at possibilities for siting underground transmission lines along existing highway rights-of-way. The dark blue areas here note rugged terrain or shallow bedrock where undergrounding would be difficult and expensive. | NREL
Nov 14, 2023 |
The study is intended to identify pressing transmission needs without offering specific solutions or taking into account federal and some state regulations.