Americans for a Clean Energy Grid Names New Leadership, Forms Hiring Committee for Permanent Executive Director Search

WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 16, 2021)— Americans for a Clean Energy Grid (ACEG), a public interest advocacy coalition focused on the need to expand, integrate, and modernize the North American high voltage grid, announces the election of its new Board President Patrick Hughes, Vice President of National Electrical Manufacturers Association, and Christina Hayes, Vice President of Federal

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174 Entities in Support of Proactive Transmission Planning for the Future

November 30, 2021 – On November 30st, Americans for a Clean Energy Grid (ACEG) submitted comments to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) in response to the Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANOPR) on regional transmission planning, cost allocation and generator interconnection. This submission expands upon the initial comments ACEG made on October 12th and recommends the Commission to develop a rule requiring proactive transmission planning. Along

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ACEG Submits Comments in FERC’s Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Transmission Planning

On October 12, Americans for a Clean Energy Grid submitted comments to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) regarding the Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANOPR) presenting potential reforms to improve the electric regional transmission planning and cost allocation and generator interconnection processes. The key points addressed within the comments include: Current tariffs are unjust,

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Joint Statement Sent to FERC in Support of Large-Scale Transmission

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 – In response to the Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANOPR) on regional transmission planning, cost allocation and generator interconnection issued in July by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), over two dozen organizations sent a letter to FERC Commissioners expressing their support for large-scale transmission. The letter demonstrates the incredibly

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ACEG Applauds the Senate Passage of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

Washington, D.C. (August 11, 2021) — On Tuesday, August 10, 2021, The U.S. Senate passed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act in a historic 69-30 bipartisan vote. The bill includes several provisions to improve interregional transmission policy and develop the high-voltage transmission capacity necessary to achieve a modern power system and a modern economy. However,

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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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