The U.S. energy storage market is prepared to skyrocket, with cumulative capacity projected to increase by more than tenfold by the end of 2030.
Elise Caplan oversees ACORE’s participation in Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Department of Energy and other agency actions impacting transmission, energy markets, siting and permitting and other core issues for the renewable energy industry.
Before joining ACORE, Elise was an independent consultant, and prior to that spent 15 years as the Director of Electric Markets Analysis at the American Public Power Association (APPA), where she led wholesale electricity markets efforts on behalf of the nation’s public power utilities. Elise has a Bachelor of Science from Cornell University and a Master of Public Policy from the University of Michigan.
What should the Commission’s top reliability priorities be for the next one to three years? Learn more in ACORE’s comments to FERC.
ACORE stands ready to support the Commission in its issuance of a strong final rule on regional transmission planning and cost allocation.
While we support the proposed rule and the creation of the Coordinated Interagency Transmission Authorizations and Permits (CITAP) Program, ACORE offers the following comments to improve its implementation.
These comments focus on the need for an extensive buildout of renewable energy, storage and associated transmission infrastructure.
ACORE strongly supports DOE’s proposed applicant-driven, route-specific approach to NIETC designation.
ACORE submits these comments in response to FERC’s Proposed Rule on Applications for Permits to Site Interstate Electric Transmission Facilities.
ACORE submits these comments in response to FERC’s Notice Requesting Post-Workshop Comment, issued on February 28, 2023.
ACORE appreciates DOE’s compilation and analysis of these data and studies of transmission needs and development for this important assessment.
ACORE submitted comments on CEQ’s interim guidance for analyzing GHG emissions and climate change effects of proposed actions under NEPA.