Power project could link US grids

The Tres Amigas system would involve the construction of a 'super station' in New Mexico that would link the Eastern, Western and Texas Interconnects. By using the latest grid technologies, the Tres Amigas Super Station (Tass) would also enable renewable energy to be transmitted around the US more easily.

The project will comprise three converters that can connect up to 5 gigawatts of power from each of the three power grids. The Tass developers filed details of the project with the Federal Ener

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