One Way or Another Upgrades are on the Horizon.

Jul 12, 2021

A story published yesterday in The New York Times covers the evolving conversation around exactly how we upgrade the nation’s utility grid. President Biden and energy companies are pushing for new transmission lines to carry clean energy from solar and wind generation. Others suggest that the construction of more solar panels, batteries, and other localized energy sources is a better path.

Everyone agrees upgrades, action, and construction are necessary. The conversation centers around speed, cost, and exactly what infrastructure will serve the country best in the long term.

Whether building transmission lines or battery storage plants, Irby Construction is contributing to the cause of a reliable, resilient, and robust future for our electric grid.

In June the Biden administration secured $73 billion for thousands of miles of new power lines in an infrastructure proposal the president and senators from both parties agreed to.

Read the full New York Times story here.