UNDERSTANDING MISO LONG RANGE TRANSMISSION
The extraordinary rate of the change in the electric industry has shined the spotlight on new challenges – both for responding to how we use the grid now, and for planning to be prepared for how we will use electricity in the future. It’s becoming increasingly apparent that we need a lot more infrastructure – including transmission lines, stretching longer distances, to a…
WE NEED FERC TRANSMISSON INCENTIVE POLICIES THAT EXIST TODAY
Our nation's energy landscape continues to undergo a fundamental transition to zero-emission renewable generation due to customer demands, market forces, and state policies. The time has come for FERC to forcefully reiterate to the power sector that investments in transmission infrastructure are a national priority.
POLICIES NEEDED TO ENHANCE GRID RESILIENCE & RELIABILITY
In August 2020, a storm equivalent to a 40-mile wide tornado touched down in Iowa and the ITC Midwest service territory and stayed on the ground for a 200-mile stretch.
MODERNIZE FERC REGULATIONS TO ACHIEVE FULL PROMISE OF RENEWABLE ENERGY
The mantra for 2021 ought to be: “If you like renewables, you better love transmission.” All energy resources rely upon electric transmission to deliver energy to customers, support energy markets, and maintain system reliability, but none more so than renewable energy.
DELIVERING A GREATER GRID TO SERVE EVERYONE
As we look to the future, our next challenge as an electric utility will be to harness the lessons of our pandemic experiences
INVESTMENT IN ELECTRICITY SECTOR COULD BE JUST WHAT WE NEED TO JUMP-START ECONOM…
One proposed project aimed at accomplishing those aims is the Lake Erie Connector, a 1,000-megawatt transmission line that would run along the bottom of the lake and connect Ontario to the largest electricity market in the world, the U.S. PJM system, which comprises 13 midwest and mid-Atlantic states.
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.”
ENERGY EFFICIENCY, NATURAL GAS AND RENEWABLE ENERGY DROVE DECADE OF U.S. ENERGY …
The U.S. overhauled how it produces, delivers, and consumes energy over a momentous decade of change, according to a new report from BloombergNEF (BNEF) and the Business Council for Sustainable Energy (BCSE).
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…