Draft DOE Study Highlights Crucial Transmission Role For Clean Power

February 27, 2023
A new Energy Department (DOE) study is underscoring the crucial role that new electric transmission projects will play in enabling a significant growth in low-carbon energy, likely confirming worries from experts that not building such power lines would undercut the benefits of last summer’s climate law. “In future scenarios with moderate load but high clean energy assumptions -- in line with the future power sector enabled by all currently enacted laws, including the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act of...

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