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.
OUR ENERGY FUTURE NEEDS UPDATED POWER INFRASTRUCTURE
The network of high-voltage towers and wires that crisscross the country feeding power into our communities was largely built decades ago, without today’s technology developments in mind.
ITC’S BRIAN SLOCUM IN PUBLIC UTILITIES FORTNIGHTLY: LET'S UNLEASH TRANSMISSION…
"We're ready to invest in a more resilient electric grid, provided the regulatory and planning environment is conducive to investment.
MODERNIZING ELECTRIC INFRASTRUCTURE
Linda Apsey, President and CEO, ITC Holdings Corp., writes in Morning Consult: Modernizing electric infrastructure requires a new, customer-oriented mindset.
TRANSMISSION: THE UNSUNG HERO OF THE DOE GRID RELIABILITY STUDY
New and better power lines can help integrate clean energy resources, but insiders say longstanding planning issues are blocking expansion.
SOLAR ECLIPSE: UNRAVELING THE BIG EVENT’S IMPACT ON POWER GRIDS
Ninety minutes before the arrival of the solar eclipse on Aug. 21, a large, thick cloud drifted in to obscure the sun, curdling the hopes of Tom Petray, a retired Texas State University professor who had lugged a vacuum-cleaner-sized telescope to the Tennessee Valley Authority’s Melton Hill on the Clinch River outside Knoxville to see the once-in-a-lifetime spectacle.
GRID: SPACE SCIENTISTS TRACK NEW SOLAR ERUPTIONS
U.S. space scientists are monitoring a series of high-energy eruptions from the sun to determine if they will threaten power grids as Hurricane Irma bears down on the Eastern Seaboard.
WIRES STUDY DEBUNKS MYTHS AROUND TRANSMISSION INVESTMENT
WIRES published a new white paper by London Economics International (LEI) that debunks myths and misconceptions about the benefits and costs of expanding and upgrading the high-voltage transmission system.
ANALYSIS SHOWS MARKET FORCES, NOT POLICY, DRIVING SHIFTS IN POWER SECTOR
Ahead of this month’s anticipated release of the Department of Energy’s analysis of grid reliability under current market and policy conditions, stakeholders are weighing in on the role of baseload power and the impact policy shifts could have on technology investments.
GRID EXECS SAY REGULATORY CERTAINTY IS KEY TO RELIABILITY
Grid operators told lawmakers that regulatory certainty, not congressional reform efforts, would have the greatest benefit for electricity markets. Executives from the seven regional transmission organizations and independent system operators told a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing that competitive markets are working well.