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PPL unveils plan to build transmission-line project worth up to $6B


  • Times-Tribune (Scranton, Pa.) (tiered subscription model), The

PPL Electric Utilities has asked multistate grid operator PJM Interconnection for approval to construct a 725-mile transmission line that would go through Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey and Maryla… Read More

Robot cars are just a matter of time


  • Globe and Mail (Toronto) (tiered subscription model), The

The testing of autonomous cars has been approved for some roadways in the U.S. and U.K., and Canada is about to embark on testing as well. Self-driving cars are now considered inevitable, an outgrowth… Read More