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Founded in 2006, WIRES is an international non-profit trade association working to fulfill the promise of a Twenty-first Century North American electric economy. Comprised of investor‐, publicly‐, and cooperatively‐owned electric transmission providers, transmission customers including renewable energy developers, service and technology companies, construction firms, and regional grid organizations, WIRES envisions a robust and effective Twenty-first Century, High-voltage Electric Transmission System in North America that will make critical contributions to economic growth, technological advancement, and consumer benefits.
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