Our Energy Future

Transmission is the backbone of our electric system and the foundation for our country’s growth and security. Expanding and upgrading the electric transmission network will strengthen America’s economy, spur the development and use of clean and renewable energy sources, and ensure a secure and modern power system. The electric transmission system is a marvel of

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Modest Optimism, Lingering Questions at Transmission Summit

This article originally appeared on RTO Insider on February 12, 2017. By Wayne Barber WASHINGTON — Modest optimism about the Trump administration’s infrastructure plans was tempered with questions about leadership at FERC and other federal agencies at a gathering of transmission developers, RTO officials and environmentalists last week. The first National Electric Transmission Infrastructure Summit,

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Making Way for Wind Power

This article was originally published by the New York Times Editorial Board on April 5, 2016.  If the United States is going to get serious about cutting carbon emissions from oil and gas, it will have to find ways to scale up its use of renewable energy. Converting wind and solar power into electricity is,

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