WIRES Tech Talk – Open to the Public
Tuesday, April 23, 2024
2-3 PM EDT

How can new technologies help overcome the challenges of transmission infrastructure permitting?

Industry expert Grzegorz Marecki, CEO of Continuum Industries, with special guest Sharon Darcy, sustainability expert and chair of the Linear Infrastructure Planning Panel (LIPP), explain how advancements in technology can be harnessed to expedite the approval process for clean energy projects, offering critical insights as the United States progresses towards its goal of a 100% clean power grid by 2035. Sharon Darcy pinpoints community engagement as a major hurdle in the infrastructure permitting process and shares her findings from the UK on overcoming this key challenge. Grzegorz Marecki discusses how AI-powered technology platforms can speed up and streamline the permitting process, allowing the community to contribute feedback and facilitate project outcomes.