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The U.S. Energy Department released a preliminary list of 10 national interest electric transmissions corridors, areas it says have the most potential to relieve backlogs of clean energy projects.

These projects, which will be eligible for $2 billion in federal loans after environmental review, are aimed at complementing related rules expected out of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

Amena H. Saiyid

Washington D.C. Correspondent