Minimum Interregional Transfer Capacity Requirement Fact Sheet

Many studies have shown that increased interregional transmission could reduce electricity costs and help keep the power on for American homes and businesses.

The urgent need for more interregional transmission has only increased in recent years, as increasingly frequent and severe weather events continue to leave tens of thousands without power in harsh weather conditions. The lack of interregional transfer capacity between nearly every neighboring grid region is putting millions of Americans at risk.