Please join us for a report release and panel discussion on Tuesday, May 22nd. Because wind energy has a zero “fuel” cost, wind power can place significant downward pressure on wholesale electricity prices. A new study by Synapse Energy Economics looks at the power market in the Midwest (MISO) and found that the more wind you add to the grid, the lower wholesale prices dip, and the more consumers save.
The 2012 Arizona Solar Summit kicks off in Phoenix, Arizona this morning. The event will convene CEOs from the renewable energy and clean tech industries, state public utilities commissioners, and transmission experts and developers to discuss the legal and policy structures necessary to make the state a “solar hub” for the region.
Americans for a Clean Energy Grid is headed to Arizona later this month for the 2012 Arizona Solar Summit. Hosted by the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University, the Phoenix event will convene CEOs from the renewable energy and clean tech industries, state public utilities commissioners, and transmission experts and developers March 26 and 27 to discuss the legal and policy structures necessary to make the state a “solar hub” for the region.
The New England Clean Energy Transmission Summit Wrap Up The New England Clean Energy Transmission Summit was a great success. More than 200 participants, both in-person and online, joined our expert panelists and featured guests, Congressman Ed Markey and FERC Commissioner Cheryl LaFleur for a robust discussion on the future of New England’s clean energy
Attendees of the New England Clean Energy Transmission Summit will gather in Boston today to discuss the economic, energy and environmental challenges – and opportunities – facing New England. Keynote speeches by Rep. Ed Markey (D-MA), FERC Commissioner Cheryl LaFleur and environmental organizer Bill McKibben set the tone for the day, while other speakers will
This event brings together key Federal officials from the Administration and Congress, their state counterparts, clean energy industry leaders and the environmental community and energy consumers to forge clean energy solutions that benefit our economy and our environment drawing on the full range of options from renewable energy to transmission infrastructure to demand side solutions like energy efficiency.
Americans for a Clean Energy Grid, in cooperation with the Conservation Law Foundation and the New England Clean Energy Council, will convene an event in Boston with electricity and energy experts to discuss why New England will benefit from developing transmission for renewable energy.
Americans for a Clean Energy Grid hosted the Heartland Transmission Conference on August 15-17 in Hutchinson, Kansas.