EEI Backs Renewables, Grid Interconnection To Bolster Climate Resiliency

May 11, 2021
The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) is urging the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to increase transmission for wind and solar power because it improves grid reliability, as well as interconnecting regional systems, efforts the regulators are slated to consider ahead of a hearing next month to address the grid impacts of climate change. “The Biden Administration has made addressing climate change and supporting the clean energy transition a priority,” EEI says in April 15 comments to FERC. “Given the industry’s...

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