new! 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 in the News

MISO Proposes $2.4 Billion in Transmission Projects, RTO Insider (August 31, 2015)

How Regional Compliance Can Help States Meet EPA Emissions Targets Faster and Cheaper, Utility Dive (August 19, 2015)

New York’s Transmission Challenges, Breaking Energy (August 12, 2015)

Electric Utilities: To REIT Or Not To REIT, Seeking Alpha (August 11, 2015)

Pace of Retiring Power Generation to Meet CPP Could Strain Transmission System: PJM, Platts (August 10, 2015) [Read the Report]

Can Utilities and Innovators Work Together at the Edge of the Grid? Renewable Energy World (August 7, 2015)

Strategic Directions: U.S. Electric Industry [report], Black & Veatch (August 2015)

EPA-DOE-FERC Outline How They'll Coordinate on Clean Power Plan Implementation, FERC (August 3, 2015)

President Delivers Impassioned Plug For His Clean Power Plan (The Washington Post, August 3, 2015)

Additional Insights and Commentary:
Obama Doubles Down on Climate Rule (The Hill, August 2, 2015)
Electric Utilities: Clean Power Plan Debuts, Capital Alpha Partners (July 31, 2015)

EPA Issues Final Rule re: Clean Power Plan (August 2015)

ITC, Transmission: Latest ROE Data Updates Incremental Good News, Capital Alpha Partners (July 28, 2015)

Monthly Project Review June 2015, Transmission Hub (July 2015)

FERC Staff Issues Energy Infrastructure Update for June 2015

Summary of Orders Voted by FERC at July 16, 2015 Public Meeting

How DOE is Remaking Itself to Help Utilities Modernize the Grid, Utility Dive (July 14, 2015)

The Clean Energy Case for Transmission Has Never Been Stronger, PennEnergy (July 10, 2015)

Eastern Interconnection Grid Planning Collaborative Completes Study of Gas-Electric Interface, PennEnergy (July 9, 2015)
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The Submarine Electricity Transmission Market Is Expected to Reach $25 Billion in 2024, BusinessWire (July 2, 2015)

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