ACEG Statement on DOE’s “Building a Better Grid” Initiative

WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 12, 2022) — The U.S. Department of Energy has announced its new initiative to catalyze the buildout of long-distance, high-voltage transmission lines, enabled by President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. “Americans for a Clean Energy Grid applauds Secretary Granholm’s initiative to expand our grid. Expanding and modernizing the transmission grid will improve its reliability, cut consumer electricity

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Americans for a Clean Energy Grid Names New Leadership, Forms Hiring Committee for Permanent Executive Director Search

WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 16, 2021)— Americans for a Clean Energy Grid (ACEG), a public interest advocacy coalition focused on the need to expand, integrate, and modernize the North American high voltage grid, announces the election of its new Board President Patrick Hughes, Vice President of National Electrical Manufacturers Association, and Christina Hayes, Vice President of Federal

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174 Entities in Support of Proactive Transmission Planning for the Future

November 30, 2021 – On November 30st, Americans for a Clean Energy Grid (ACEG) submitted comments to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) in response to the Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANOPR) on regional transmission planning, cost allocation and generator interconnection. This submission expands upon the initial comments ACEG made on October 12th and recommends the Commission to develop a rule requiring proactive transmission planning. Along

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Transmission Time: The Case for Proactive Transmission Planning: An Update on the FERC ANOPR Reform Proceeding and Next Steps

On December 9, 2021 at 3:00pm EST, Americans for a Clean Energy Grid hosted another installment of Transmission Time, titled “The Case for Proactive Transmission Planning: An Update on the FERC Reform Proceedings and Next Steps.” Proactive planning was supported by 174 entities in response to FERC’s Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANOPR) relating to longer-term regional transmission

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ACEG Submits Comments in FERC’s Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Transmission Planning

On October 12, Americans for a Clean Energy Grid submitted comments to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) regarding the Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANOPR) presenting potential reforms to improve the electric regional transmission planning and cost allocation and generator interconnection processes. The key points addressed within the comments include: Current tariffs are unjust,

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Joint Statement Sent to FERC in Support of Large-Scale Transmission

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 – In response to the Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANOPR) on regional transmission planning, cost allocation and generator interconnection issued in July by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), over two dozen organizations sent a letter to FERC Commissioners expressing their support for large-scale transmission. The letter demonstrates the incredibly

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