TRANSMISSION INVESTMENT BENEFITS CONSUMERS AND LOCAL ECONOMIES
Electric transmission projects produce diverse and quantifiable benefits during their long lives. – London Economics International
JOBS STUDY INFOGRAPHIC
The U.S. Electric Power Industry Creates American Jobs and Supports a Healthy Economy- Powering America Report
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+.
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.
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.
EXPO SHINES SPOTLIGHT ON GRID OF THE FUTURE
Energy storage, smart meters and microgrids, among other energy technology, were on full display at an expo in Washington hosted by the Edison Electric Institute, GridWise Alliance and National Electrical Manufacturers Association.