Clean Line Energy founder discusses Midwest wind power transmission project
According to a recent report by the Energy Information Administration, natural gas production is nearly in line with coal production, producing almost the same number of megawatt-hours of energy. What could this trend mean for the future of renewable energy electricity and transmission? During today's OnPoint, Jimmy Glotfelty, co-founder of Clean Line Energy Partners and the former director and founder of the Department of Energy's Transmission Office, discusses the challenges of transmission planning as the dynamics of the natural gas and renewable energy markets continue to change. He also discusses the details of his company's proposed transmission line that would bring wind power from Iowa to Chicago.