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WIRES Announces 2023 Officers and Board of Directors

Amanda Conner, Vice President at American Electric Power, Named WIRES President WASHINGTON, Nov. 7, 2022 -- WIRES, the transmission trade association that promotes investment in all aspects of the high-voltage grid, announced today its 2023 leadership team,...

WIRES Announces 2022 Leadership Team

Will Sauer, Federal Regulatory Affairs Director, Duke Energy Named WIRES President WASHINGTON, Dec. 21, 2021 - WIRES, the international trade association that promotes investment in all aspects of the high voltage grid, announced today its 2022...

WIRES Announces 2021 Leadership Team

WASHINGTON, Dec. 8, 2020 — WIRES, the international trade association that promotes investment in all aspects of the high voltage grid, announced today its 2021 leadership team, with David Weaver, Vice President, Transmission Strategy at Exelon Corporation, elected as...

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...

“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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