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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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Transmission and Renewable Energy Industries, Environmental Groups, and Utilities join ACEG’s call to expand and modernize America’s high voltage transmission network to unlock clean energy.

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 […]

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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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