ACORE Welcomes FERC Nominee Willie Phillips, Calls for Quick Confirmation

September 9, 2021 ACORE Welcomes FERC Nominee Willie Phillips, Calls for Quick Confirmation   WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Biden today announced his intent to nominate Willie Phillips, Chairman of the District of Columbia Public Service Commission, to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). Following is a statement from Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO of the…

50+ Organizations Call for Inclusion of Stable, Long-Term Clean Energy and Transportation Tax Incentives in Budget Reconciliation Package

September 7, 2021 50+ Organizations Call for Inclusion of Stable, Long-Term Clean Energy and Transportation Tax Incentives in Budget Reconciliation Package   WASHINGTON, D.C. – More than 50 diverse stakeholders, including environmental organizations, renewable energy companies, faith groups, and clean energy and transportation associations, wrote to the House Ways and Means Committee today requesting the…

Transmission Projects Ready to Go: Plugging into America’s Untapped Renewable Resources

  Transmission Projects Ready-to-Go: Plugging into America’s Untapped Renewable Resources identifies 22 high-voltage transmission projects that, if built, could create around 600,000 jobs and interconnect 60,000 megawatts of new, renewable capacity. According to research conducted by Americans for a Clean Energy Grid and sponsored by the Macro Grid Initiative, the wind and solar development enabled…

Macro Grids in the Mainstream: An International Survey of Plans and Progress

  Macro Grids in the Mainstream: An International Survey of Plans and Progress demonstrates the value of developing interregional transmission and macrogrids to inform US energy policy and engineering communities through a discussion of: (1) the global state of macrogrids, (2) the benefits, cost and characteristics of implementation, (3) engineering design, and (4) consolidating and…