“Getting to 80 percent renewables efficiently suggests the need for construction of 110-190 million miles of new transmission and 47-80,000 miles of new intertie capacity across the three interconnections. This would cost anywhere from $6.4 to $8.4 billion annually. However, this is in line with recent annual investments of $2 billion to $9 billion annually from 1995-2008. So, the new infrastructure demands are well in line with our national trajectory.”
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Random QuoteCongress Person: "How many garbage trucks in the U.S.?"
Roger Slotkin: "About a quarter of million."
CP: "And, how much would it cost to convert all those dirty diesels to less dirty diesel-electric plug-in hybrids?"
RS: "How much? About the cost of 10 weeks of war in Iraq."
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