VOX: THE WESTERN U.S. GRID IS FRAGMENTED. STITCHING IT TOGETHER IS A NO-BRAINER.
To integrate more renewable energy, clean energy needs to be shared across large areas. The balkanized planning system in the West impedes that.
TRANSMISSION HUB: ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION INVESTMENT REMAINS STRONG, OVERALL; FEWE…
While most new project announcements involve smaller projects that focus on reliability and interconnecting renewable resources, the average investment between 2016 and 2020 remains strong at roughly $20.3 billion per year, according to TransmissionHub.