MODERNIZING THE GRID AND ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE CAN PROPEL AN ECONOMIC RECOVERY
Americans will need new jobs, and the energy sector has a proven track record of creating them.
MICHIGAN EXPLORES IMPORTING MORE ELECTRICITY AS COAL PLANTS CLOSE
“In the transmission business, it takes years to study and build projects. We need to look at this today because solutions are years away.”
INFORMING THE TRANSMISSION DISCUSSION
This report was prepared by ScottMadden, Inc. for WIRES. The study includes a comprehensive overview of the current state of play of the electric indu…
FOR THE LOVE OF LAPTOPS (AND SMART DEVICES, CONNECTED HOMES, ELECTRIC VEHICLES),…
Smart devices, connected homes, electric vehicles…these technologies are changing the way we use and think about electricity. You may not realize it, but in our increasingly electrified society, that’s where the electric grid matters most.
LOBBYING GROUP OFFERS FRAMEWORK FOR NEXT-GENERATION GRID
A lobby for greater investment in electric transmission unveiled a statement of principles yesterday to guide regulators in development of a next-generation grid in the United States and Canada.
BILLIONS NEEDED TO IMPROVE US TRANSMISSION SYSTEM BY 2050
A new report by WIRES projects investment need of $230-$690 billion to support a more electrified economy
THE TRUTH ABOUT THE NEED FOR ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION INVESTMENT: MYTHS DEBUNKED
London Economics International highlights myths about transmission investment that are distracting to future investment and security of electricity supply.
TRANSMISSION INVESTMENT BENEFITS CONSUMERS AND LOCAL ECONOMIES
Electric transmission projects produce diverse and quantifiable benefits during their long lives. – London Economics International
NREL SEAMS STUDY
The latest in a growing body of evidence supporting grid modernization comes from the high-profile National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).
ASCE REPORT CARD
Electric delivery in the U.S. depends on aging and complex patchwork system of power generation facilities, transmission and distribution grids, local distribution lines, and substations. The American Society of Civil Engineers gives energy infrastructure a grade of D+.