ACORE stands ready to support the Commission in its issuance of a strong final rule on regional transmission planning and cost allocation.
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.
Consumers are paying billions of dollars a year due to transmission constraints according to this report from ACORE and Grid Strategies.
ACORE hosted the 2023 Grid Forum convening leading grid experts to maximize the deployment of renewable energy.
As the CEOs of the National Urban League (NUL) and the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE), we are writing to express our appreciation for your commitment to an equitable energy transition and to a 21st-century grid that is reliable, aﬀordable, and sustainable.
U.S. power market monitors in the Eastern Interconnection have recommended that grid operators optimize existing interregional transmission for more than a decade, yet inefficient usage of interties continues to raise system costs and reduce reliability, according to this report.
These comments focus on the need for an extensive buildout of renewable energy, storage and associated transmission infrastructure.
This report offers nine recommendations to address barriers that HVDC technology faces in the United States.
For the second summer in a row, renewables are helping keep the lights on and energy costs down in Texas.
In a first-of-its-kind analysis, ACORE quantified the potential economic benefits of onshore renewable energy projects awaiting connection in PJM.