WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 7, 2020) — Americans for a Clean Energy Grid (ACEG) celebrates American workers and organized labor today and looks forward to working with our friends and colleagues towards a clean energy future supported by expanded and improved grid infrastructure. Rob Gramlich, Executive Director of ACEG, said: “On this Labor Day we celebrate
Washington D.C. (August 25, 2020) — Today the Senate Special Committee on the Climate Crisis released their Minority Staff Report, “The Case for Climate Action: Building a Clean Economy for the American People.” ACEG is glad that transmission was included in the final Senate report. Notable provisions from the full report include: “A more unified national grid with
Americans for a Clean Energy Grid presents a new interactive web series, “Transmission Time,” to explore the many benefits of an expanded and integrated national grid and discuss the challenges that transmission is currently facing. In the first installment on September 10, 2020 from 3:30-4:30 pm ET, “What’s Next for Transmission? Success Stories and Lessons Learned,
On Tuesday, August 18, 2020, Power from the Prairie LLC hosted a discussion with Robert H. Schulte and Fredric C. Fletcher titled “Value of Time-Diversified Renewable Energy Enabled by Interregional Electric Transmission.” A recording of the webinar is now available below. Watch a recording of the webinar on Vimeo.
This week the “Report on Barriers and Opportunities for High Voltage Transmission” was publicly released. The document, which was prepared by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and addressed to both House and Senate Appropriations Committees, highlights the opportunities that highways and rail have moving forward as potential transportation corridors. We strongly encourage that the Department
By Beth Soholt, Executive Director of the Clean Grid Alliance (CGA) On July 28, 2020, Beth Soholt testified before the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis on behalf of the Clean Grid Alliance, the American Council on Renewable Energy, and Americans for a Clean Energy Grid. Below is a copy of her testimony. Good
This week the Trump Administration announced two nominations for the U.S. Federal and Regulatory Commission (FERC), Mark C. Christie, of Virginia, and Allison Clements, of Ohio. Americans for a Clean Energy Grid (ACEG) Executive Director, Rob Gramlich stated that “We are thrilled to see that President Trump has nominated Allison Clements and Mark Christie to
By Michael Goggin, Vice President of Grid Strategies To build 100 GW worth of transmission delivery capacity, we would need to build about $75 billion in transmission infrastructure. That would create around 600,000 direct jobs and 1.5 million direct, indirect, and induced jobs. That construction would create around 27 direct jobs and 67 direct, indirect,