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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 comments submitted December 1, Americans for a Clean Energy Grid called on the EPA to emphasize the role of high-voltage transmission as a prerequisite to achieving the goals set out in their proposed Clean Power Plan rulemaking.

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Cross-post: Transmission Is The Key To Achieving Climate Goals

by Dustin Thaler • Posted in Cross-post, General • December 15th, 2014

This piece was originally posted on Morning Consult on 12/15/14, part of a monthly column authored by our own Bill White. Saying that “much has been said and written” about EPA’s Clean Power Plan is an epic understatement.  More than 1.6 million individuals, organizations, and businesses weighed in before the public comment period ended last […]

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Federal report gives Texas wind power lines high marks

by Benjamin Springer • Posted in Cross-post • December 9th, 2014

This piece is cross-posted from FuelFix. Find the original piece by Ryan Holeywell here. HOUSTON — The installation of new transmission lines across Texas has reduced the amount of time wind generators aren’t able to transmit power across the state due to congestion, the U.S. Energy Information Administration wrote this week. Through a $7 billion […]

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Americans for a Clean Energy Grid calls for EPA to recognize the value of high-voltage transmission in Clean Power Plan

by Dustin Thaler • Posted in General • December 2nd, 2014

Americans for a Clean Energy Grid calls for EPA to recognize the value of high-voltage transmission in Clean Power Plan In comments submitted December 1 to the Environmental Protection Agency, Americans for a Clean Energy Grid (ACEG) emphasized the role of high-voltage transmission as a prerequisite to achieving the goals set out in the proposed […]

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