Consumer, Employment, and Environmental Benefits of Electricity Transmission Expansion in the Eastern U.S.

  In Consumer, Employment, and Environmental Benefits of Electricity Transmission Expansion in the Eastern U.S., firms Vibrant Clean Energy (VCE) and Grid Strategies show that transmission investments in the eastern United States can cost-effectively reduce electric sector CO2 emissions 95% by allowing the region to obtain over 80% of its electricity from wind and solar by…

The Value Of Interregional Coordination And Transmission In Decarbonizing The US Electricity System

  In The Value of Interregional Coordination and Transmission in Decarbonizing the US Electricity System, MIT researchers Patrick Brown and Audun Botterud show that the U.S. electricity system can be completely decarbonized using technologies currently being deployed at gigawatt-scale. The authors demonstrate that coordinating power system planning and dispatch across state and regional boundaries along…

New Report Proposes Improvements to Ensure Reliable Electricity

November 23, 2021 New Report Proposes Improvements to Ensure Reliable Electricity Report represents the consensus view of the U.S. renewable energy industry WASHINGTON, D.C. – A new report released today integrates legal, technical, economic and institutional considerations into a set of recommended reforms that will help enable low-cost, reliable power service across the various U.S.…

Institutional Investors Urge Caution as Texas Considers Long-Term Electric Market Design Proposals

November 23, 2021 Institutional Investors Urge Caution as Texas Considers Long-Term Electric Market Design Proposals WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a letter sent today to the Commissioners of the Public Utility Commission of Texas, the U.S. Partnership for Renewable Energy Finance (PREF) called for a more thorough analysis of the market design options now under consideration…