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Transmission value in 2023: Market data shows the value of transmission remained high in certain locations despite overall low wholesale electricity prices

n 2023 additional electricity transmission would have provided the most value for links that crossed between grid interc... Read more

New Decision Framework for Investing in Local Power Grids

Growth in data centers, manufacturing, electric vehicles, solar, and storage are among the forces reshaping electricity ... Read more

Do large-scale wind projects increase local employment? New US study says yes, and those effects last.

New Berkeley Lab study of more than 100 million US workers across 23 states finds clear evidence of increases in employm... Read more