Press Releases

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