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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.

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.

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New ACORE Report Covers Transmission Integration of Renewables in U.S. and Europe

by Benjamin Springer • Posted in Uncategorized • November 17th, 2014

A new report from the American Council on Renewable Energy recently released a report entitled “Renewable Energy at Scale in the U.S. and Europe: Lessons Learned and Best Practices.” Authors from the German Embassy, IBM, U.S. Department of Energy, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, and the Energy Future Coalition provide insights on various policies, […]

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The Biggest Energy Non-Issue in the Midterm Elections

by Dustin Thaler • Posted in Cross-post • November 6th, 2014

This piece is cross-posted from The Morning Consult, written by our own Bill White and published on 11/6/14. Until Monday, it looked almost certain that one of the biggest energy issues facing the nation would once again escape mention in a national campaign season, despite a record-breaking onslaught of ads from candidates, political parties, and […]

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News: Governors’ Wind Energy Coalition Urges Support For FERC Order 1000 Following U.S. Appeals Court Ruling In Its Favor

by Dustin Thaler • Posted in Cross-post, General • November 4th, 2014

This news release was originally posted on the Governor’s Wind Energy Coalition website on November 4th, 2014. Coalition Urges U.S. Department Of Energy To Help Deploy High-Capacity Transmission Lines To Bring Renewable Energy To Power Markets         The bipartisan 23-member Governors’ Wind Energy Coalition today urged public support for FERC Order 1000 after a three-judge panel of […]

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