THE ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION NETWORK CONNECTS ALL NORTH AMERICAN ECONOMIES

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ELECTRIFICATION OF TRANSPORTATION, HEATING AND COOLING, AND EXPANDING DATA NETWORKS REQUIRES...

MORE ROBUST INVESTMENT INVESTMENT IN  INTEGRATED TRANSMISSION SYSTEMS

INVEST IN ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION AND SAVE YOUR BREATH!

A STRONG TRANSMISSION NETWORK PROVIDES ACCESS TO MORE CLEAN ENERGY RESOURCES

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Everyone benefits from a robust grid!

TRANSMISSION LINES ARE ENABLERS

…of jobs, new technologies, communications, cleaner energy, and lower costs for consumers

NO MATTER WHICH FUELS GENERATE OUR POWER NOW OR IN THE FUTURE...

TRANSMISSION GIVES US THE POWER OF CHOICE, RELIABLE SERVICE, AND COMPETITIVE COSTS

IN THE FACE OF EXTREME WEATHER, ATTACKS, & CYBER INTRUSIONS

A MORE ROBUST TRANSMISSION SYSTEM WILL MAKE NORTH AMERICAN ECONOMIES MORE RESILIENT

A GREEN NEW DEAL

will be built on the electron superhighway!

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450,000
Number of miles of high-voltage transmission lines

 

$876B
The estimated value of the US electric grid

 

3,306
Number of utilities in the U.S. but 2/3 of us are served by 189 investor-owned utilities

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