WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a new piece to Utility Dive, Rob Gramlich, Americans for a Clean Energy Grid (ACEG) Executive Director, wrote about the vital role that transmission plays when it comes to delivering large amounts of reliable energy across the country, especially during difficult-to-predict situations.  

"To make our electricity system resilient we should be planning for the inevitable uncertainty. When DOE Secretary Perry sent over to the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) a proposal to provide financial assistance to certain generation sources, grid planners generally said the same thing: generation of all types can fail, and it is large scale transmission that saves our bacon."

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Unlocking the Queue
A Webinar Hosted by the WATT Coalition
WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at 10:00am ET, join Representative Kathy Castor, Chair of the Select Committee on the Climate Crisis, and a panel of experts on transmission planning and operations to explore how Grid-Enhancing Technologies (GETs) can unlock new clean energy potential. 

Keynote Speaker: Representative Kathy Castor, Chair of the Select Committee on the Climate Crisis 

Presentation of Report Findings: Jay Caspary, Vice President, Grid Strategies 

  • Rudolph Wynter, President & COO, Wholesale Networks and US Capital Delivery, National Grid 
  • Al Tamimi, Vice President, Transmission Planning & Policy, Sunflower Electric Power 
  • Rodica Donaldson, Senior Director, Transmission Strategy, EDF Renewables North America 
  • Nora Mead Brownell, EPSY Energy Solutions and former FERC Commissioner 
Moderator: Jenny Erwin, Chair, WATT Coalition and Director, Strategic Marketing, Smart Wires 
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ACEG brings together the diverse support for an expanded and modernized grid from business, labor, consumer and environmental groups, and other transmission supporters to support policy which recognizes the benefits of a robust transmission grid.

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