WIRES Developments

News Release: Coalition Tells Congress Not to Ignore the Benefits of Transmission Infrastructure (March 14, 2017)

Presentation Materials from WIRES University: Transmission 101 [video] (February 16, 2017)

WIRES Release: Attention to Infrastructure Includes Electric Transmission Investment (January 24, 2017)

News Release: Eversource Exec Takes the Helm At WIRES Promoting Infrastructure Investment (December 6, 2016)

News Release: WIRES Thanks Honorable (November 11, 2016)

Presentation Materials from WIRES' 2016 Annual Meeting (November 2016) WIRES Comments to the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory on Draft Review of Regional Transmission Plans (September 9, 2016)

Presentation Materials from WIRES' 2016 Summer Meeting (July 2016):
Autry Warren, Operational, Economic & Policy Implications of Transmission – Distribution Convergence
Eliot Roseman, Postcard from the (T&D) Future
Jordan Bakke, Natural Gas and Electricity Delivery Systems: The Future of Pipes and Wires
Lindsey, A Technology Perspective: Dynamic Line Ratings
Paul Smokler,Transmission Lines, Natural Gas Pipelines and Wearing Seatbelts
Rich Hoffmann, Midstream Natural Gas Infrastructure Development: Opportunities and Challenges
Teresa Mogensen, CapX2020 Transmission Study
Will Kaul, Future Grid

WIRES-Brattle Report Released on Transmission Planning   [read the report] (June 6, 2016)

Presentation Materials from WIRES' 2016 Spring Meeting (April 2016):
AES Corp: Energy Storage & Advancion
Andrew Oliver, RES Energy Storage Solutions
Julia Frayer, Energy storage and the “Grid of Things”
Kerrick Johnson, VT Weather Analytics Center
Panel: Cyber and Physical Threats to the Grid

The Supreme Court Stays EPA's Clean Power Plan - What Meaning for HV Transmission Development? (February 10, 2016)

Presentation Materials from WIRES' 2016 Winter Meeting (January 2016):
Transmission and Renewable Energy, Brian Fritz
MISO’s analysis of EPA’s Clean Power Plan: Regional grid implications, Clair Moeller
Grid Planning and Operational Challenges Arising from the Electrification of the Transportation Sector, Dean Taylor
Transportation Electrification, Mark Duvall
High Capacity High Efficiency Conductors, M. Hutchinson
Integrating and Delivering Wind Energy, Rob Gramlich
Renewables Integration - The Grid Operator’s Perspective, Eric Schmitt
Electric Transmission [transcript], Geisha Williams

Presentation Materials from WIRES’ 2015 Annual Meeting:
Transmission & Grid Modernization, Stephen G. Whitley
NASEO Perspective on the CPP, Rodney Sobin
Examining Federal Greenhouse Gas Rules in the Electric Power Sector, Sue Gander

FERC Dismisses WIRES Petition Urging Stable Equity Returns For Transmission Projects (September 17, 2015)

Post-Hearing Testimony of WIRES re Energy Infrastructure Legislation (Before U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources – May 2015)

New WIRES Study Highlights the Risks and Costs of Not Planning For a Strong, Flexible Transmission Network (April 23, 2015) [Executive Summary] [Read the Report]

WIRES Comments for FERC Technical Conference re: Clean Power Plan, February 19, 2015

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

National Grid’s Flynn Heads WIRES Officers for 2015 (January 16, 2015)

WIRES Says EPA Power Plant Regulations Must Be Redrawn To Account for Transmission If Clean Air Initiative Is To Succeed (December 3, 2014) [Read the Comments]

WIRES-NEMA Comments on DOE 2014 Congestion Study (October 20, 2014)

WIRES Tells the U.S. Department of Energy We Need A Strong Transmission Infrastructure Policy (October 10, 2014)

New Report: New Technologies Are Both Boon to The Grid And Complement To Transmission Investment (October 6, 2014)

WIRES News Release: WIRES Grows by Two Major Transmission Providers (May 5, 2014)

WIRES News Release: WIRES Letter to DOE: Robust Transmission Should Be Job No. 1. (April 10, 2014)

Briefing Materials: Electric Transmission 201: The High-Voltage Grid: Its Operations, Challenges, and Benefits [Speaker Slides] [Video] [Audio] [Highlights] (March 28, 2014)

WIRES Filing: WIRES To FERC: The Best Security Is A Strong Grid (March 28, 2014)

WIRES News Release: WIRES Leadership Comments on Nomination of Norman Bay As Next FERC Chairman (January 31, 2014)

WIRES Looks Ahead to 2014 (January 1, 2014)

Duke’s Grigsby Heads New Slate of WIRES Officers for 2014 (January 2, 2014)

Transmission News

Transmission Line Project Could Be Worth $2B to State’s Economy, The Oxford Eagle (December 29, 2016)

Record-High Levels of Transmission Investment Enhance the Energy Grid and Benefit Customers, PR Newswire (December 22, 2016)

FERC Reliability Primer, FAST Act Final Rule, NERC Procedure Rules: Electric Reliability Update, The National Law Review (December 22, 2016)

FERC Proposes Reforms to Large Generator Interconnection [FERC News Release] (December 15, 2016)

Wind Industry to Trump: Transmission Vital to Sustain Record Growth, UtilityDIVE (December 15, 2016)

Six Maps That Show the Anatomy of America’s Vast Infrastructure, The Washington Post (December 1, 2016)

Lacking Republicans, FERC Appointments Might Come Soon, Bloomberg Law (December 1, 2016)

Transmission Critical to Wind Energy, Center for Rural Affairs (November 28, 2016)

WIRES' Bob McKee Addresses Recent Election and FERC Vacancies, TransmissionHub (November 15, 2016)

Edison International CFO: Transmission Permitting, Regulatory Review Remains Challenging, TransmissionHub (November 2, 2016)

Report: California Needs to Invest $5B in Transmission to Support Renewables Goals, UtilityDIVE (November 2, 2016)

The Future of Energy, HydroWorld (November 1, 2016)

The Next Investments in Infrastructure Should Include More Than Roads and Bridges, TechCrunch (November 1, 2016)

How New Transmission Can Unlock 10 Times More Renewables for the Eastern U.S., UtilityDIVE (October 27, 2016)

US Wants Mexico Under Grid Security Pact Before Year's End, Washington Examiner (October 25, 2016)

Report From CNAS Sees Modernization of Energy Infrastructure as Urgent, Recommends Interagency Coordination, (October 19, 2016)

Ten Days of Blackouts Cut to Two After U.S. Utility Spends Billions, Bloomberg (October 17, 2016)

Report Released: The New Climate Economy, Global Commission on the Economy and Climate (October 2016)

Moniz: Job Creation Has to Be Part of Political Strategy on Climate, Morning Consult (September 28, 2016)

Trump Trumpets Rollback Of Energy Development Regulations, Law360 (September 23, 2016)
DC Circuit Primer: All You Need To Know Ahead Of The Clean Power Plan's Pivotal Court Date, UtilityDIVE (September 19, 2016)

Small Power, Big Grid: Part 1, Part 2, NRDC (September 20, 2016)

Pallone Pushes Infrastructure Investment in House Panel Hearing, Morning Consult (September 15, 2016)

Then and Now: How the Utility Industry Has Changed, The Wall Street Journal (September 13, 2016)

Building The Case For Greater Infrastructure Investment, FT (September 11, 2016)

Unexplored Territory: CPP and the Power Grid, Morning Consult (September 8, 2016)

House Democrats Demand Infrastructure Funding in Reform Bill, E&E (September 9, 2016)

Promoters of Cleaner Electric Grid Zapped by Roadblocks, E&E News (September 8, 2016)

FERC Energy Infrastructure Update - July 2016

Grid Study Finds New Transmission Could Further Cut Costs, Emissions, Midwest Energy News (September 7, 2016)

Trump or Clinton: What the Power Sector's Future Could Look Like Under the Next President, UtilityDIVE (August 29. 2016)

Moving Beyond the Generation Fixation: Grid Transformation Key to Delivering on Paris, Renewable Energy World (August 25, 2016)

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