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 Applauds Rep. Kathy Castor’s Bill to Expand Access to Clean Energy & Reduce Grid Congestion

Washington, D.C. (June 22, 2021) — On Tuesday, June 22, 2021 Representative Kathy Castor (D-FL) introduced the Efficient Interconnection Act of 2021. The bill seeks to eliminate transmission interconnection queue congestion, allowing more clean energy to connect to the grid and providing families across the country access to more affordable energy. “This bill addresses a

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ACEG Applauds the Introduction the CLEAN Future Act and the POWER ON Act

Washington, D.C. (March 4, 2021) — On Tuesday, March 2, 2021,  the House Committee on Energy and Commerce released the “Climate Leadership and Environmental Action for our Nation’s (CLEAN) Future Act and Representative Scott Peters (CA-52) introduced the Prevent Outages with Energy Resiliency Options Nationwide (POWER ON) Act. The bills include robust transmission provisions that

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