ACORE Submits Comments to FERC Supporting a Final Rule to Improve Transmission Planning Process

August 17, 2022   ACORE Submits Comments to FERC Supporting a Final Rule to Improve Transmission Planning Process   WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) on Regional Transmission Planning and Cost Allocation and Generator Interconnection, the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) submitted comments…

Enabling Low-Cost Clean Energy and Reliable Service Through Better Transmission Benefits Analysis: A Case Study of MISO’s Long Range Transmission Planning

The Midcontinent Independent System Operator’s (MISO) Board of Directors recently approved 18 new transmission lines, representing the largest transmission expansion to enable low-cost clean energy in U.S. history. This report examines how MISO’s evaluation of the benefits of transmission was critical in enabling that expansion. The report also compares the benefits MISO used with those…