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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

Jul-17-24
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

Jul-01-24
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.

Jun-27-24
New Berkeley Lab study of more than 100 million US workers across 23 states finds clear evidence of increases in employm... Read more