Transmission in the News

Reports Clash Over Concerns about the US EPA Clean Power Plan, (February 13, 2015)

GOP Releases “Architecture of Abundance” Legislative Framework,
[Read the “Architecture of Abundance Framework”]

WIRES Jim Hoecker of WIRES Among Panelists for FERC’s Feb 19 Technical Conference re: Clean Power Plan

WestConnect Plans $13.3 Billion in Transmission Projects Over 10 Years, Electric Light and Power (February 2, 2015)

FERC Chairwoman Predicts Big Changes From CO2 Rule, Argus (January 27, 2015)

Transmission Upgrades Help Wind Pass 10 Pct Threshold in Texas (January 26, 2015)

FERC NEWS: Sunshine Notice Issued for January 22, 2015

Xcel's Mogensen Is Coming to Save the Day, EnergyBiz (January 5, 2015)

Transmission Need Cited by Governors in Wind Development Message to Obama, Governors' Wind Energy Coalition (December 31, 2014)

Clean Energy Plan Would Bring New Power Lines to Desert [video], The Desert Sun (December 20, 2014)

CAISO Completes Order No. 1000 Regional Requirements as FERC Takes up Interregional Filings (December 18, 2014)

Senate Confirms Honorable to FERC [news release] (December 17, 2014)

PG&E President Shares Vision of Interconnected Energy Grid, IntelligentUtility (December 3, 2014)

GridWise Alliance Releases Report on the Future of the Grid: Industry's Vision of the U.S. Electric Grid in 2030, IntelligentUtility (December 2, 2014) [Read the Report]

Heinrich Introduces Bill to Modernize Nation's Electric Transmission Grid [Read the Bill]

COLUMN-Integrated approach needed to US electricity policy: Kemp, Reuters (November 21, 2014)

Feds Approve First Offshore Wind Transmission Line, Utility Dive (November 17, 2014)

Comment: Why The Nation Needs a National Electrical Transmission Plan Now, Governors' Wind Energy Association (Novemer 14, 2014)

Utility Companies Fear Grid Reliability Issues, The State Journal (WV) (November 13, 2014)

FERC Decision Significantly Expands Southwest Power Pool, Fierce Smart Grid (November 12, 2014)

Are Microgrids Ready For Prime Time? Not Until They're Standardized, ORNL Says, Smart Grid News (November 6, 2014)

Governors Urge DOE to Tap Little-Known Provision to Foster Wind, Governors' Wind Energy Coalition (November 4, 2014)

FERC Cuts New England ROE, FERC [see also: Opinion No. 531-A (October 16, 2014)

FERC Orders ROE Hearing for MISO, FERC (October 16, 2014) [Commission Decision]

FERC Addresses Southwest Power Pool Order No. 1000 Compliance, FERC [see also: Commissioners' Statements: Clark] [Commission Decision] (October 16, 2014)

How to Build High Voltage Transmission in America, Americans for Clean Energy Grid (October 8, 2014)

The U.S. Electric Grid Has a Baby Boomer Social Security Problem, (October 8, 2014)

Regulators OK Canada-NYC Power Line, Poughkeepsie Journal (September 27, 2014)

Department Of Energy Approves Line Sending Canadian Hydroelectric Power To NYC, CBS News (September 26, 2014)

Circuit Court Decision A Boon for Clean Energy Transmission, Americans for Clean Energy Grid (September 23, 2014)

Electric Transmission: Connecting Investors to Economic Moats and Growth, Intelligent Utility (September 20, 2014)

FERC Staff Issues Quarterly Update on Gas-Electric Coordination (September 18, 2014)

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