DOE Launches Multi-Phase Process To Designate Transmission ‘Corridors’

January 5, 2024
The Department of Energy (DOE) is detailing the policy it will use to designate “national interest electric transmission corridors” (NIETCs) that would receive federal permitting and financing benefits, as Biden officials continue administrative efforts to spur new transmission in the absence new legislation on the issue. A final DOE guidance document being published Jan. 8 in the Federal Register , after public release last month, outlines a four-step process aimed at defining such corridors. If successful, the process could yield...

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