The Rocky Mountain Clean Energy Transmission Summit is behind us and what an event it was! Headlined by an impressive host of public and private sector leaders, journalists, and other energy and transmission experts, over 100 attendees participated in our Denver summit. Owing to a remarkable array of perspectives and experiences, conversations covered many issues,
In many ways, the Mountain West is a bellwether for the nation when it comes to renewable energy. Massive regional potential shapes critical energy discussions that could translate into more local energy and a more sustainable future. Yet, there are roadblocks to the widespread acceptance of clean energy, and one of the biggest is a
For its latest event, Americans for a Clean Energy grid brought the battle for a domestic clean energy build-out into contentious territory: coal country. ACEG hosted the Southeast Clean Energy Transmission Summit in Nashville, Tennessee on November 14th along with co-hosts Vanderbilt University, Clean Line Energy, ITC Holdings, and WIRES—each of whom supplied a panelist
We are pleased to announce the participation of Nashville Mayor Karl Dean at the Southeast Clean Energy Transmission Summit next week. Mayor Dean will be part of a panel discussion on the role electric vehicles have to play with respect to the grid in the Southeast. Mayor Dean’s enthusiasm for clean energy and participation in the panel underlines the broad interest in the clean energy sector throughout the region.
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.
Before the start of January’s New England Clean Energy Transmission Summit, ACEG’s Bill White spoke with the Associated Press about the potential of clean energy and how FERC Order 1000 will enhance New England’s ability to incorporate renewable energy into its power supply. All six states in the New England region have some sort of
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.
Bill White, senior adviser to Americans for a Clean Energy Grid, recently published an op-ed in Roll Call applauding the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for reaffirming its approval of the Midwest ISO’s multi-value projects (MVP) cost allocation plan, and for standing up to the small but vocal opposition looking to halt transmission projects that would lower energy prices and make the grid more reliable.