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California Adds $1.69 Billion in Reliability-Driven Transmission Projects, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 05/29/14 -- Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- In recent years, California Independent System Operator (CAISO) has implemented policies to reduce greenhouse gases and increase renewable resource development. These policies have created incentives for renewable energy developers and electric utilities to invest in renewable capacity inside and outside of California. The CAISO board of governors recently approved 28 reliability-driven transmission projects with an estimated cost of $1.69 billion. The board also approved two smaller, policy-driven transmission upgrade projects with an estimated cost of $135 million.

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