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Americans for a Clean Energy Grid support policies that will modernize the nation’s electric power network and unlock clean energy and economic opportunities across the country. The backbone of a clean electricity system and a strong economy is a resilient and reliable transmission grid. Smart state and federal policies that improve the way the grid is developed, planned, and paid for will help it become a more robust, reliable, and secure network that supports expansion of renewable energy, competitive power markets, energy efficiency, and lower costs for consumers.

In partnership with Tulane University, ACEG is hosting the Gulf Coast Electricity Transmission Summit on October 16th, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The event will be free of charge, and all are welcome. Please click the link below to find out more and to register.

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How to build high voltage transmission in America (cross-post)

by Dustin Thaler • Posted in Cross-post • October 8th, 2014

Projects are struggling with permitting across the country, but PSE&G and PPL got it done. This piece was written by Herman K. Trabish, and originally posted on Utility Dive  on 10/6/2014. As Public Service Electric & Gas (PSE&G) and PPL have proved, all it takes to get a high voltage transmission line built in the U.S. today is […]

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The Gulf Coast Electricity Transmission Summit is Coming Soon

by Dustin Thaler • Posted in General • September 30th, 2014

In partnership with Tulane University, Americans for a Clean Energy Grid is holding the Gulf Coast Electricity Transmission Summit in New Orleans, Louisiana on October 16, 2014. The summit will focus on issues of high-voltage transmission, with panels on topics such as modernizing and integrating the Gulf Coast’s grid, whether clean energy is also affordable energy, […]

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Circuit Court Decision A Boon for Clean Energy Transmission

by Benjamin Springer • Posted in Uncategorized • September 23rd, 2014

Last month, the DC Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously ruled to uphold the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) Order 1000, which establishes rules for planning and sharing the costs of interstate electric transmission lines needed to connect large renewable resources in remote areas with consumers and businesses, and to make the grid more efficient and […]

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