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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 Statement on DOE’s Better Grid Initiative

"WIRES welcomes the Department of Energy’s Better Grid Initiative and its effort to help speed development of the long-distance transmission our nation critically needs to ensure grid resilience, integrate new cleaner energy generation, and harden the grid against...

WIRES in the News

Utility Dive

“One of the last things we need in an effort to try to get transmission built in a timely basis is a lot more process, or things being injected into the process that create trip wires for projects to not move forward.” – Larry Gasteiger

Bloomberg Law

The [IRA] bill is “a tremendous positive for clean energy development and for transmission, and the two are connected,” said Larry Gasteiger, executive director of WIRES. “This just continues to demonstrate that nexus.”