Missouri, USA: A Missouri appeals court on Tuesday gave approval to the state's portion of a controversial wind power transmission line that would provide energy from the Midwest to a power grid for eastern states.
Finalnd: Eltel's Power business in Finland has signed an agreement with Fingrid, Finland's national transmission system operator, to build a 45 km long 400 +110 kV power transmission line in the Oulu region.
US: The U.S. Bureau of Land Management has issued a Record of Decision approving the 500 kV transmission line by DCR Transmission LLC that will connect existing substations near Tonopah, Arizona, and Blythe, California.
Peru: A planned new transmission line is expected to produce around $20 M in savings initially each year for Chilean and Peruvian grids, a figure that would edge up and eventually reach $50 M per year in savings.
Chilean president Sebastian Pinera officially inaugurated the 753 km Cardones-Polpaico transmission line that will enable the transport of renewable energy from the regions in the north to consumer points in Chile’s south.