Smart Grid and Transmission

Synapse Study: Doubling wind power can save consumer $6.9B annually

A recently released study, The Net Benefits of Increased Wind Power in PJM, conducted by Synapse Energy Economics on behalf of Americans for a Clean Energy Grid (ACEG), concludes that “adding more wind power to the grid in the PJM region can lower gas and coal consumption and reduce regional wholesale energy market prices, saving nearly $7 …continue reading.

US Policy: Electric Transmission Policy

In collaboration with the American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE) and the Chinese Renewable Energy Industries Association (CREIA), David Gardiner and Associates released a report over-viewing regulations in transmission and the smart grid. This report shows how updated transmission regulations will accelerate the market integration of renewable energy resources, provides examples of recently approved renewable energy transmission …continue reading.

Transmission: Energy Future Coalition’s White defends FERC’s grid proposal

Bill White, Senior Vice President of DGA, recently appeared on E&E’s OnPoint to explain why he believes FERC’s proposal is a fair policy that benefits all regions of the country. For a full transcript of the interview, please click here. Will the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s recent proposal for grid modernization socialize the costs of expanding renewable energy use …continue reading.

How the Wall Street Journal twisted the facts on transmission

The following excerpt is from an article written by Bill White for Grist. To read the full article, please click here. “The Wall Street Journal recently published an editorial, “The Great Transmission Heist,” that took a swing at renewable energy. That’s not surprising. What is surprising is that the piece wholly abandoned not only the facts, …continue reading.