We strongly support FERC’s proposal to improve the way the electric power grid is developed, planned, and paid for. Americans need a robust, modern grid to lower electricity prices and open up access to abundant yet largely untapped domestic clean energy resources; FERC’s rule could be a big step toward achieving those goals.
Transmission lines can create 200,000 full-time jobs and spur $40 billion in annual economic activity, according to a new report.
The Energy Future Coalition (a partner of NCETI), joined by a number of renewable energy advocates, utility and transmission organizations, and environmental groups, submitted comments on FERC’s proposed transmission planning and cost allocation rule.
On Thursday, October 21, the National Clean Energy Transmission Initiative (NCETI) hosted its second major forum on clean energy transmission in Des Moines, Iowa. Co-hosted with the Iowa Environmental Council, ITC Holdings, Wind on the Wires, the American Wind Energy Association, Fresh Energy, and the Environmental Law and Policy Center, the forum brought together state
NCETI submitted comments on the recent Federal Energy Regulatory Commission transmission planning and cost allocation notice of proposed rulemaking.
The Energy Future Coalition, in cooperation with the National Clean Energy Transmission Initiative, is planning two clean energy transmission community forums this summer – one in Des Moines, Iowa and the other in Portland, Oregon. Both events will be expert forums on the critical role of transmission in enabling the development of renewable energy resources
Representative James Sensenbrenner (R-Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin) recently released a discussion draft of a bill to amend the Federal Power Act to require regional transmission plans. A brief summary of the highlights follows. FERC, in consultation with electric reliability organizations, transmission operators, transmission owners and states, must designate one or more regions in both the
Bill White is Senior Vice President at David Gardiner and Associates Meeting steep carbon reduction goals will require profound and rapid changes in the ways we generate, distribute, and consume electricity. Energy efficiency, distributed generation, demand response, smart grid upgrades, and utility-scale renewable resources will all be needed at unprecedented levels. Enormous amounts of high