The Voice of the Transmission IndustryWIRES advocates for proactive planning and investment in North America’s high-voltage, transmission infrastructure to support clean energy integration, grid resilience, and an electrified economy.
WIRES develops and disseminates critical industry research that helps inform regulatory and policy-making decisions.
Our reports and white papers demonstrate the need for, and benefits of, a robust high voltage transmission system. WIRES helps our members navigate the complex policy and regulatory landscape and actively supports their collective priorities through the development and submission of regulatory filings.
London Economics International LLC (LEI) conducted this in-depth analysis for WIRES to illustrate the economic benefit of transmission investment in terms of GDP and job creation as a means of stimulating the U.S. economy, and as a potential public policy tool to...
(FERC Docket No. RM20-10-000) Prepared by the London Economics Institute (LEI) Executive Summary In March 2020, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC” or the “Commission”) issued its Electric Transmission Incentives Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (“Electric...
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WIRES ensures its policy positions are seen and heard by key stakeholders and decision-makers.
We also provide our members and others access to recent industry news, research, and reports. In addition, our member events throughout the year provide a valuable forum for discussion with experts, regulators, policy makers, and industry thought leaders.
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WIRES believes a modernized infrastructure yields multiple benefits.
North America’s largest and most innovative transmission providers, transmission customers, regional grid managers, and equipment and service companies are WIRES members.
“WIRES understands the complexity of transmission policy and regulation and makes sure its members’ voices are heard by decision-making authorities.”
“WIRES’ peer network is unparalleled. It is made up of the top leaders in transmission technology, policy, regulatory and commercial fields. You can’t find this quality anywhere else.”
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