WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 22, 2020)—Americans for a Clean Energy Grid (ACEG), a diverse coalition of interests focused on the need to expand, integrate, and modernize the North American high-voltage grid, has named a new Executive Director. John Jimison is retiring from the Executive Director position and is handing over the position to Rob Gramlich, an
WASHINGTON, DC (December 20, 2019)—Americans for a Clean Energy Grid (ACEG) applauds Senator Martin Heinrich (D-NM) for introducing the Interregional Transmission Improvement Act of 2019 (S. 3109). The bill will help bolster the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) planning process for identifying transmission projects across regions that provide economic, reliability, operational, and public policy benefits.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 17, 2019)—Two decades ago, this week, at the turn of the millennium, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission enacted Order No. 2000, which encouraged the formation of Regional Transmission Organizations, under the leadership of then Chairman James Hoecker. Now at the turn of the next decade, Americans for a Clean Energy Grid is
WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 26, 2019)—18 organizations, including Americans for a Clean Energy Grid, filed joint reply comments with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) today in the Commission’s Electric Transmission Incentives Policy docket. Advanced Energy Economy, Alliance for Clean Energy New York, American Council on Renewable Energy, American Wind Energy Association, Americans for a Clean
WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 11, 2018)—Americans for a Clean Energy Grid (ACEG), a broad coalition of interests that recognize the need for an efficiently expanded, integrated, and modernized high-voltage electric transmission grid as a prerequisite to an affordable and reliable clean energy economy, has elected its officers for 2019: President, Nina Plaushin, ITC Holdings Corp. Vice President,
Groundbreaking Study Highlights Benefits of Expanding Transmission WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 26, 2018)—Americans for a Clean Energy Grid (ACEG) applauds the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and their grid operator, electric utility, national lab, university, and other industry partners for releasing a remarkable analysis that points the way toward the ultimate integration of the U.S. power
A copy of our comments is available here and the press release follows: Americans For a Clean Energy Grid Files Comments with FERC on Grid Resilience Diverse coalition asserts that a robust transmission system is critical to grid resilience WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 1, 2018)—Americans for a Clean Energy Grid (“ACEG”), a diverse coalition focused on