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.
Americans for a Clean Energy Grid has submitted comment to the Department of Energy on their Quadrennial Energy Review, with endorsements from 17 renewable and transmission industry members, utilities and environmental groups.Click here to read more
by Dustin Thaler • Posted in General • October 28th, 2014
This is cross-posted from the Illinois Commerce Commission website on 10/23/14. The Illinois Commerce Commission issued an order, Docket 13-0657, Wednesday granting ComEd authority to build, operate and maintain a 345 kV high voltage transmission line from the Byron substation through Ogle, DeKalb, Kane and DuPage counties. The transmission line, known as the Grand Prairie […]read more
by Bill White • Posted in General • October 23rd, 2014
The WIRES Group, the Natural Resources Defense Council, Berkshire Hathaway Energy, the American Wind Energy Association, and more than a dozen other companies, utilities, and advocacy organizations joined Americans for a Clean Energy Grid this month in calling for policy reforms to expand and modernize the nation’s high voltage electric transmission system. Seventeen companies and […]read more
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 […]read more