ACEG Applauds the Senate Special Committee on the Climate Crisis Report

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

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New FERC Report on Barriers and Opportunities for High Voltage Transmissions

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

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Transmission and Jobs

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,

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