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Renewable Power Perspectives

Renewable Power Perspectives features expert analysis on the most pressing issues facing the renewable energy sector in the U.S and abroad from ACORE staff, members, and supporters.

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Need for Speed: Connecting the Nation with Transmission

The U.S. grid needs to significantly expand its regional and interregional transmission capacity to meet future electricity demand, improve overall grid reliability and resilience, alleviate system congestion, and connect cleaner energy resources, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) concluded in its final National Transmission Needs Study released on Oct. 30, 2023.