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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.

On April 1, 2015, Americans for a Clean Energy Grid and The Utton Transboundary Resources Center hosted the Southwest Clean Energy Transmission Summit at the University of New Mexico, headlined by Senator Martin Heinrich. Click below to view videos and slides from the day!

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Cross-post: Want More Wind And Solar Energy? Invest A Lot More In The Grid

by Dustin Thaler • Posted in Cross-post • April 15th, 2015

This article was originally written by Ken Silverstein and posted on Forbes on April 13, 2015. Want to increase the use of green energy and reduce the level of harmful emissions? Invest heavily in the grid to both modernize and expand it, which will accomplish such aims while also building the US economy. That’s the […]

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Southwest Summit Highlights: Senator Heinrich to Propose Federal Transmission Siting Authority Fix

by Dustin Thaler • Posted in General • April 9th, 2015

Senator Martin Heinrich announced his intention to introduce legislation that would give the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) siting authority “as a backstop in the rare case where states have been unable to act on priority projects” that have been selected as part of FERC’s regional transmission planning process under Order No. 1000.  Heinrich made […]

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Americans for a Clean Energy Grid to Host Southwest Transmission Summit April 1st

by Benjamin Springer • Posted in Uncategorized • March 13th, 2015

On April 1st, Americans for a Clean Energy Grid (ACEG) will host its 10th Regional Clean Energy Summit in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The Southwest is a prime area for renewable energy development, with Arizona and New Mexico both ranked very highly in solar and wind potential. Pair that with relatively low demand, and the need […]

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