War against cost-saving super grid

The New York Times's Matt Wald reports in his blog today on a seemingly surprising coalition of utilities and elected officials that opposes expansion of the nation's electric transmission system. In our view, expressed by Manager of Transmission Policy Michael Goggin, the truth is far less surprising–it's a group of companies using their monopoly power to keep inexpensive wind-generated electricity from flowing into their systems, reducing their profits, and saving their customers money. Check out Michael's response in the second comment for more details.

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