Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Another Day, Another Billionaire: "Renewables attract Anschutz"

From the Denver Post:

The Denver billionaire's company plans to generate and transmit wind power.

Denver billionaire investor Philip Anschutz is plugging into the red-hot renewable-energy field, announcing plans to develop multibillion-dollar wind-farm and transmission-line projects.

The Anschutz Corp. said Tuesday it has acquired the rights to a proposed $3 billion, 3,000-megawatt transmission project that will run from Wyoming to Southern California, Las Vegas and Phoenix. The 900-mile project will carry power from a 2,000-megawatt wind farm Anschutz is developing in Carbon County in south-central Wyoming....MORE

HT: Behind Every Billionaire