‘Reaction to FERC Decision to Revamp Transmission Planning’

Washington, D.C.– In response to the recent finalization of the transmission planning and cost allocation rule by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), the League of Conservation Voters has issued a statement from Matthew Davis, Vice President of Federal Policy and former EPA scientist.

Davis praised FERC for their efforts in securing a clean, reliable, and affordable energy future for families and businesses nationwide. He specifically thanked Chairman Phillips and Commissioner Clements for their work in advancing long-term planning, fair cost sharing, and new grid enhancing technologies. Davis expressed excitement about future collaboration to further advance innovative solutions, interregional transmission planning, and capacity solutions. Overall, he commended FERC and the Biden-Harris administration for their recent actions, describing them as a significant step forward in enhancing and expanding the country’s electric grids.

This development marks a significant milestone in the ongoing efforts to improve the nation’s electricity infrastructure and ensure a sustainable energy future for all.