The Voice of the Transmission Industry
WIRES 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.
A landmark new report from Grid Strategies finds that effective collaboration is necessary for efficient transmission expansion and that Order 1000's competition is a barrier to collaboration and thus planning and transmission development. The report urges...
News & Media
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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THE IMPORTANCE OF TRANSMISSION
WIRES believes a modernized grid 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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