Cabinet pick says wind energy hinges on power line issue

2009-01-14T19:20:38+00:00

Washington, D.C. — Steven Chu, the Nobel laureate selected to be the next energy secretary, says the lack of high-voltage transmission lines is "by far and away the biggest obstacle" to expanding the use of wind power. But he disagrees with taking authority away from states to decide where lines should go. Some advocates of [...]