ACEG Applauds the Introduction the CLEAN Future Act and the POWER ON Act

Washington, D.C. (March 4, 2021) — On Tuesday, March 2, 2021,  the House Committee on Energy and Commerce released the “Climate Leadership and Environmental Action for our Nation’s (CLEAN) Future Act and Representative Scott Peters (CA-52) introduced the Prevent Outages with Energy Resiliency Options Nationwide (POWER ON) Act. The bills include robust transmission provisions that

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Transmission Time – Making Inter-Regional Transmission Easier: Transmission Technology Innovations

On Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at 2:00pm EST, Americans for a Clean Energy Grid (ACEG) is hosting the next installment of “Transmission Time.” Join ACEG to discuss innovations in transmission that may help with the cost and permitting difficulties with large scale regional and inter-regional transmission. Michael Pesin, Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Advanced Grid

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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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