Transmission Projects Ready to Go: Plugging into America’s Untapped Renewable Resources

WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 27, 2021) — Today, Americans for a Clean Energy Grid released a new report, “Transmission Projects Ready to Go: Plugging Into America’s Untapped Renewable Resources, ” which identifies 22 shovel ready, high-voltage transmission projects across the country that, if constructed, would create approximately 1,240,000 American jobs and lead to 60,000 megawatts (MW)

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ACEG Commends Senator Heinrich for the Introduction of the Transmission Investment Tax Credit

Washington, D.C. (March 26, 2021) — On Friday, March 26, 2021, Senator Heinrich (D-NM) reintroduced the Electric Power Infrastructure Improvement Act to establish a tax credit for interregional transmission lines. The investment tax credit would immediately stimulate the types of transmission projects that are not moving forward today, and which are needed to grow clean

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Power System Resilience, Reliability, and Efficiency through Transmission

Download the full briefing document here. Transmission Supports Resilience, Reliability, and Efficiency ISO-New England: “The system’s ability to withstand various transmission facility and generator contingencies and move power around without dependence on local resources under many operating conditions…, results in a grid that is, as defined by the Commission, resilient.”1 NYISO: “…resiliency is closely linked

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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) hosted the next installment of “Transmission Time” where panelists discussed 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 Research and

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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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