Planning for the Future: FERC’s Opportunity to Spur More Cost-Effective Transmission Infrastructure

WASHINGTON, D.C.  (January 27, 2021) – Today, Americans for a Clean Energy Grid released a new report, “Planning for the Future: FERC’s Opportunity to Spur More Cost-Effective Transmission Infrastructure,” produced by Americans for a Clean Energy Grid (ACEG), recommends FERC undertake a comprehensive transmission planning rulemaking. The report describes the long and growing list of

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Disconnected: The Need for a New Generator Interconnection Policy

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

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Consumer, Employment, and Environmental Benefits of Electricity Transmission Expansion in the Eastern United States

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

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Transmission Policy Recommendations for the Next Administration and Congress

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

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U.S. Department of Energy Dynamic Line Rating Report to Congress

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

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Issue Brief: China’s Emerging Network of Electricity Superhighways

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

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