Coalition Calls on FERC to Strengthen Regional and Interregional Transmission Planning

WASHINGTON, D.C.  (January 27, 2021) – A bipartisan group of nine former Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Chairs joined with transmission and renewable industry leaders earlier today to discuss and comment on a proposal to significantly expand the nation’s transmission capacity to properly support a reliable, affordable, and clean power system. The report, “Planning for

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

Washington D.C. — On Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at 2:00pm EST, Americans for the Clean Energy Grid (ACEG) hosted a virtual webinar to introduce their new report, Planning for the Future: FERC’s Opportunity to Spur More Cost-Effective Transmission Infrastructure. The report calls on FERC to build on its previous orders and strengthen transmission planning through

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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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New Report Finds Current Transmission Interconnection Process Unworkable and Inefficient, Raising Energy Costs for Customers and Stifling Job Creation

Washington, D.C. (January 12, 2021) — A report released today 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 have resulted in increased electricity costs for consumers, delayed rural economic development and job creation, and an added

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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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Transmission Time: The Role of Power Marketing Administrations in Grid Expansion

WASHINGTON D.C. — On January 13, 2021 at 2:00pm EST, Americans for a Clean Energy Grid (ACEG) hosted their third installment of Transmission Time, titled “The Role of Power Marketing Administrations in Grid Expansion.” The event featured Western Area Power Administration CEO and Administrator Mark A. Gabriel and Bonneville Power Administration CEO and Administrator John

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