Transmission: A Key Aspect of New Climate Policies

By Katie Wimsatt, Intern, David Gardiner and Associates Climate policy is back on the agenda. As polls have demonstrated public support for urgent climate action, members of the House, Senate, and presidential candidates have considered a host of different climate policies, some of which include investments to improve our electrical grid. Expanding, integrating, and modernizing

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Webinar – A Discussion of Superpower with Russell Gold and Michael Skelly, Facilitated by Katherine Hamilton

“Like Eisenhower, Skelly had a plan: He wanted to begin building a new power grid that could carry inexpensive renewable electricity from places such as the Oklahoma panhandle to the east and west. An electricity superhighway that would save customers money while reducing pollution and carbon emissions. An interstate system for electrons.” – Russell Gold,

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Americans for a Clean Energy Grid Names New Board Officers for 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 11, 2018)—Americans for a Clean Energy Grid (ACEG), a broad coalition of interests that recognize the need for an efficiently expanded, integrated, and modernized high-voltage electric transmission grid as a prerequisite to an affordable and reliable clean energy economy, has elected its officers for 2019: President, Nina Plaushin, ITC Holdings Corp. Vice President,

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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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Webinar – New Study Presents a Plan for a Low Cost and Clean Grid: A Discussion of the Seams Study with Transmission Leaders

The Interconnections Seam Study (“Seams Study”) is a remarkable analysis that points the way toward the ultimate integration of the U.S. power grid, which will provide consumers with access to lower-cost, more reliable, and cleaner electricity. On Tuesday, October 9 at 1 p.m. ET/10 PT, Americans for a Clean Energy Grid (ACEG) discussed the implications

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Interconnections Seam Study

The Interconnections Seam Study, released at the TransGrid-X 2030 Symposium at Iowa State University in July 2018, addresses the benefits and costs of expanding electric transmission between the Eastern and Western U.S. power grids. The study analyzed three scenarios of expanding transmission between the two regions, thus making the grid more national and flexible in nature.

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