Gramlich Statement on FERC Transmission Planning Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

Washington, D.C. (July 15, 2021) — On July 15, 2021, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approved an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANOPR) inviting the public to comment on “potential reforms to improve transmission planning and cost allocation and generator interconnection processes as the nation transitions to a cleaner energy future.” The ANOPR seeks comments

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ACEG Joins Coalition in Support of Section 1005 & 1006 of the Senate Energy Infrastructure Act Discussion Draft

Washington, D.C. (July, 6, 2021) — On July 6, 2021, Americans for a Clean Energy Grid joined a broad coalition in support of Section 1005 (Siting of Interstate Electric Transmission Facilities) and Section 1006 (Rulemaking to Increase the Effectiveness of Interregional Transmission Planning) of the Energy Infrastructure Act discussion draft. In a letter to Senator

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Gramlich Testifies Before House Committee on Energy and Commerce on the Need for Transmission Infrastructure Policy

Washington, D.C. (June 29, 2021) — On June 29, 2021, Americans for a Clean Energy Grid Executive Director Rob Gramlich testified before the House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee on the need for transmission infrastructure policy. To watch the full hearing, titled, “The CLEAN FUTURE Act and Electric Transmission: Delivering Clean Power to the

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ACEG Applauds Rep. Kathy Castor’s Bill to Expand Access to Clean Energy & Reduce Grid Congestion

Washington, D.C. (June 22, 2021) — On Tuesday, June 22, 2021 Representative Kathy Castor (D-FL) introduced the Efficient Interconnection Act of 2021. The bill seeks to eliminate transmission interconnection queue congestion, allowing more clean energy to connect to the grid and providing families across the country access to more affordable energy. “This bill addresses a

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Transmission Time: Transmission and the Future of Electric Power: A Conversation with the Authors of the New National Academies Report

Earlier this year, The National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine released a new report, “The Future of Electric Power in the U.S.,” which undertook a comprehensive evaluation of the country’s changing electric system and outlined recommendations for providing reliable and resilient energy as the U.S. pursues its decarbonization goals. On June 8, 2021 at

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Event: Transmission Projects Ready to Go: Plugging Into America’s Untapped Renewable Resources

On Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at 3:00pm EST, Americans for a Clean Energy Grid (ACEG) hosted a discussion to introduce their latest report, “Transmission Projects Ready to Go: Plugging Into America’s Untapped Renewable Resources.” The report identifies shovel ready, high-voltage transmission projects across the country that, if constructed, would provide economic benefits around the country

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