On Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at 2:00pm EST, Americans for a Clean Energy Grid (ACEG) hosted “Transmission Time” for a discussion with top executives of the grid operator and owner in a region that was ground zero for the recent cold snap and also for the highest renewable energy penetration in the country. Peggy Simmons,
On Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at 2:00pm EST, Americans for a Clean Energy Grid (ACEG) hosted the next installment of “Transmission Time” where panelists discussed innovations in transmission that may help with the cost and permitting difficulties with large scale regional and inter-regional transmission. Michael Pesin, Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Advanced Grid Research and
Washington D.C. — On Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at 2:00pm EST, Americans for the Clean Energy Grid (ACEG) hosted a virtual webinar to introduce their new report, Planning for the Future: FERC’s Opportunity to Spur More Cost-Effective Transmission Infrastructure. The report calls on FERC to build on its previous orders and strengthen transmission planning through
WASHINGTON D.C. — On January 13, 2021 at 2:00pm EST, Americans for a Clean Energy Grid (ACEG) hosted their third installment of Transmission Time, titled “The Role of Power Marketing Administrations in Grid Expansion.” The event featured Western Area Power Administration CEO and Administrator Mark A. Gabriel and Bonneville Power Administration CEO and Administrator John
Washington D.C. — On October 28, 2020 at 3:00pm EST, Americans for a Clean Energy Grid (ACEG) introduced their latest study, “Consumer, Employment, and Environmental Benefits of Electricity Transmission Expansion in the Eastern U.S.” The study finds that expanding and modernizing our power grid and expanding transmission in the Eastern U.S. will unleash up to
Americans for a Clean Energy Grid presents a new interactive web series, “Transmission Time,” to explore the many benefits of an expanded and integrated national grid and discuss the challenges that transmission is currently facing. In the first installment on September 10, 2020 from 3:30-4:30 pm ET, “What’s Next for Transmission? Success Stories and Lessons Learned,
On Tuesday, August 18, 2020, Power from the Prairie LLC hosted a discussion with Robert H. Schulte and Fredric C. Fletcher titled “Value of Time-Diversified Renewable Energy Enabled by Interregional Electric Transmission.” A recording of the webinar is now available below. Watch a recording of the webinar on Vimeo.
With national policy discussions taking place about stimulating the economy through infrastructure investment, transmission is getting some welcome attention. After the COVID-19 health emergency is under control, getting the economy moving will be a high priority. Transmission not only puts people to work directly, but major lines also enable job-creating generation projects to move forward