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TVA says 120 grid structures damaged by storm

The Tennessee Valley Authority has restored to service 14 high-voltage transmission lines knocked out by the severe storms and tornadoes that devastated large tracts of the U.S. Southeast on Wednesday. Full story

Groups ask to put NH Northern Pass project on hold

A number of groups and individuals are asking the U.S. Energy Department to delay its consideration of a plan to run a new electric transmission line through northern New Hampshire until the department fully examines the effects of importing hydroelectric power from Canada. Full story

Public hearings rescheduled on Minnkota Power line

North Dakota regulators have rescheduled a series of public hearings on a proposed 250-mile transmission line between Center and Grand Forks. Full story

APS plans new transmission line NW of Phoenix

Arizona Public Service Co., a subsidiary of Pinnacle West Capital Corp., has filed an application to construct an above-ground electric transmission line on public lands between the cities of Buckeye and Peoria. Full story

TEPCO connects line, can get power to Daiichi plant

Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO) said on Friday it had connected an external transmission line with the stricken Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan and confirmed that electricity can be supplied. Full story

Despite accidents, info on gas lines is elusive

Citing fears of terrorism, federal regulators and the industry make it difficult for homeowners to learn the location of gas pipelines and any history of inspections and repairs. Full story

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