WIRES is a non-profit working group and the voice of electric transmission owners, investors, and customers in the North American energy market.To meet the electricity demands of the 21st Century reliably and in an economically efficient and environmentally responsible way, WIRES actively promotes a legal and public policy climate-- at the state, federal, and international levels that facilitates a robust high-voltage transmission network. WIRES will focus investors, policymakers, and the public on the benefits that transmission solutions hold for the economy, the national security, and the energy-consuming public.
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.
WIRES, a non-profit trade association with an international membership, promotes investment in the North American electric transmission system, robust and effective transmission solutions to economic, environmental, and reliability challenges, and the reduction or elimination of uneconomic barriers to transmission development. This mission is accomplished through the development and dissemination of information, strategic advocacy, and innovation in regulatory, policy making, industry, and educational forums.Tweet