Washington, D.C. — On January 27, 2021, Americans for a Clean Energy Grid (ACEG) is releasing a new report, Planning for the Future: FERC’s Opportunity to Spur More Cost-Effective Transmission Infrastructure. The report is a blueprint for a new nationwide transmission planning and cost allocation rule that would significantly expand the nation’s transmission capacity to support
Washington, D.C. — On January 12, 2021, Americans for a Clean Energy Grid released their new report, “Disconnected: The Need for a New Generator Interconnection Policy.” The report shows that the current system for interconnecting generators to the transmission grid is unworkable and inefficient, creating a backlog of unbuilt energy projects. These lengthy interconnection queues
Washington D.C. – On November 18, Americans for a Clean Energy Grid (ACEG) released their latest report titled “Macro Grids in the Mainstream: An International Survey of Plans and Progress.” The report, written by Iowa State University’s James McCalley and Qian Zhang, is a global survey of Macro Grids, showing how countries around the world
Washington D.C. – On October 28, 2020, Americans for a Clean Energy Grid (ACEG) will release their new report “Consumer, Employment, and Environmental Benefits of Electricity Transmission Expansion in the Eastern United States” which finds that expanding and modernizing the transmission grid in the region will access low-cost, remote renewable energy and create millions of
Washington D.C. (October 2020)– In light of the upcoming presidential elections, Americans for a Clean Energy Grid (ACEG) has published the following policies which would help advance large scale regional and inter-regional transmission in the country, increasing reliability, resilience, efficiency, and environmental objectives. Rob Gramlich, Executive Director of ACEG, said “ACEG is pleased to share
Bruce Walker, Assistant Secretary of Energy for the Office of Electricity, delivered a report representing the United States Department of Energy’s response to the House Report (H. Rep. 115-697) and Conference Report (H. Rep. 115-929) accompanying the Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2019 (P.L. 115-244). The Conference Report
This white paper was prepared for Americans for a Clean Energy Grid, Sustainable FERC Project, and the WATT Coalition by Grid Strategies LLC and The Brattle Group.
In recent months, ACEG has received a number of questions about China’s efforts to expand their transmission infrastructure. This issue brief authored by Lou Schwartz, a lawyer and China specialist, provides an overview of China’s grid expansion buildout and is intended to be a helpful resource for anyone interested in Chinese transmission infrastructure development. Download the