ACEG Commends Senator Heinrich for Introducing Legislation that Will Help Build a More Robust and Cleaner Electric Grid

WASHINGTON, DC (December 20, 2019)—Americans for a Clean Energy Grid (ACEG) applauds Senator Martin Heinrich (D-NM) for introducing the Interregional Transmission Improvement Act of 2019 (S. 3109). The bill will help bolster the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) planning process for identifying transmission projects across regions that provide economic, reliability, operational, and public policy benefits.

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Upcoming Webinar: ACEG and FERC Chairs Mark the 20th anniversary of FERC Order No. 2000

On December 19, 1999, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission enacted Order No. 2000, which encouraged the formation of Regional Transmission Organizations, under the leadership of then Chairman James Hoecker. In a December Op-Ed in Utility Dive, former Chair Hoecker, an ACEG Director, said that, “Order No. 2000, or ‘O2K,’ has long since exceeded our modest expectations in producing

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U.S. Department of Energy Dynamic Line Rating Report to Congress

Bruce Walker, Assistant Secretary of Energy for the Office of Electricity, delivered a report representing the United States Department of Energy’s response to the House Report (H. Rep. 115-697) and Conference Report (H. Rep. 115-929) accompanying the Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2019 (P.L. 115-244). The Conference Report

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Joint Reply Comments from Grid Advancement Coalition in FERC Electric Transmission Incentives Policy Docket

18 organizations, including Americans for a Clean Energy Grid, filed joint reply comments with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) today in the Commission’s Electric Transmission Incentives Policy docket. Advanced Energy Economy, Alliance for Clean Energy New York, American Council on Renewable Energy, American Wind Energy Association, Americans for a Clean Energy Grid, Center for

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Diverse Transmission Stakeholders File Joint Reply Comments with FERC on Modernizing and Expanding the Electricity Grid

WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 26, 2019)—18 organizations, including Americans for a Clean Energy Grid, filed joint reply comments with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) today in the Commission’s Electric Transmission Incentives Policy docket. Advanced Energy Economy, Alliance for Clean Energy New York, American Council on Renewable Energy, American Wind Energy Association, Americans for a Clean

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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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