Groundbreaking Study Highlights Benefits of Expanding Transmission WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 26, 2018)—Americans for a Clean Energy Grid (ACEG) applauds the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and their grid operator, electric utility, national lab, university, and other industry partners for releasing a remarkable analysis that points the way toward the ultimate integration of the U.S. power
On February 8, 2018, the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources held a hearing on U.S. energy infrastructure. During the hearing, witness testimony made it clear that transmission is an important part of energy infrastructure, and that updating U.S. transmission networks is important to maintaining strong energy infrastructure. Phillip Moeller, the Executive Vice President
The following is a letter written by former Chairman of FERC and member of Americans for a Clean Energy Grid Jim Hoecker to the Wall Street Journal in response to an article called “The Wind Power Tax.” The letter was published in the WSJ and is cross-posted here. February 21st, 2013 Your editorial “The Wind
Additional investments are needed in the U.S. grid in order to preserve 529,000 jobs, $656 billion in personal income, $496 billion in GDP, and $10 billion in U.S. exports.
Two weeks ago, an error by a maintenance worker in Arizona initiated a cascade of events that cut off electricity from Arizona to San Diego to Mexico. We don’t need to wait for the reports to learn some important lessons about the state of our nation’s electric grid.