Transmission: The Distribution Challenge
With x acres of Class 6 and 7 wind generation land, Wyoming is extremely well-positioned to generate power from wind at scale. The challenge, then, lies in setting electric distribution lines across difficult terrain to reach major cities, hungry for electric power.
NATHAN: HERE I THINK IT MAKES SENSE TO FIRST DESCRIBE WHAT THE 7 CLASSES OF WIND ENERGY ARE (YOU MAY WANT TO DO THIS IN THE WIND FARMS TODAY AND TOMORROW SECTION). THEN, I THINK YOU WANT TO DESCRIBE HOW DIFFICULT IT IS TO LAY A TRANSMISSION LINE ACROSS MOUNTAINS, RIVERS, PRIVATE LAND, FEDERAL LAND, IN WINTER AND SUMMER, AND VIOLATING THE HOMELAND OF THE PINK/PURPLE YELLOW TAILED GROUSE FROG....