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WIRES Announces 2020 Leadership Team

Elects New Members to Board of Directors WASHINGTON, Dec. 10, 2019 — WIRES, the international trade association that promotes investment in all aspects of the high voltage grid, announced today its newly elected 2020 leadership team, with Tom Hestermann, Manager,...

WIRES Appoints Larry Gasteiger as New Executive Director

Deep experience in both energy policy and FERC regulation are ideal fit for WIRES’ future growth and advocacy WIRES, the international trade association that promotes investment in all aspects of the high voltage grid, today announced that Larry Gasteiger is its new...

WIRES Announces Retirement of Executive Director James Hoecker

WIRES, the transmission trade association, has announced the retirement of Executive Director James J. “Jim” Hoecker. Hoecker, a widely recognized expert in the field of electric transmission law and policy, served WIRES with distinction, and his invaluable insight...

WIRES Names New Leadership Team for 2019

WASHINGTON, DC — WIRES, a non-profit industry group that promotes investment in the North American transmission system to benefit electricity customers, communities, and the nation’s economy; begins 2019 with a new President and new members of the Board. Brian...

Robust Electric Transmission is Key to Grid Resilience

WIRES is submitting comments today in response to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) proceeding on Grid Resilience, asserting that a robust transmission grid offers resource diversity and operational flexibility that is critically important to prevent,...

“This [ScottMadden – Informing the Transmission Discussion] report is clear confirmation that in order to meet ambitious renewable energy goals and provide a resilient power grid, significantly more transmission is needed, and needed now,” said Larry Gasteiger, executive director of WIRES.

Larry Gasteiger, January 22, 2020

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