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new! Sample Media Coverage: Clean Power Plan and the Grid (Updated April 24, 2015)

new! State Regulators, Clean Energy Advocates Square Off on Bill Pre-empting Power Line Siting Authority, Governors' Wind Energy Coalition (April 23, 2015)

new! Assessment Uses Scenario Analysis to Identify Potential Reliability Risks from Proposed Clean Power Plan, NERC (April 21, 2015)

Quadrennial Energy Review Released by U.S. Department of Energy (April 22, 2015)

Major Changes Will be Needed for U.S. Power Infrastructure, Says Obama Report, The Washington Post (April 21, 2015)

FERC to Convene Technical Conference to Discuss Issues Related to Bulk-Power System on June 4, 2015

Norman C. Bay Named FERC Chairman [FERC News Release]

Dominion: Order 1000 Causing 'Moral Dilemma' for Incumbent Transmission Operators, SNL (April 2015)

Bay Takes Regulatory Reins Amid Big Challenges, Washington Examiner (April 15, 2015)

Want More Wind And Solar Energy? Invest A Lot More In The Grid, Forbes (April 13, 2015)

Washington Blackout Highlighted Ageing Electrical Grid (April 9, 2015)

Agenda for FERC’s April 16 Meeting

FERC, EEI, DOE officials weigh in on EPA Clean Power Plan, PennEnergy (April 6, 2015)

Heinrich Delivers Keynote Address At Southwest Clean Energy Transmission Summit, Los Alamos Daily Post (April 2, 2015)

Senate Bill in the Works to Expand FERC's Authority to Site Power Lines, E&E (April 2, 2015)

AEP Launches Website to Argue Against EPA Carbon Rules, Columbia Business First (April 1, 2015)

How Vulnerable Is the Nation's Power Grid to Attacks? NBCnews.com [video] (March 29, 2015)

Grid Regulator Eyes 'Safety Valve' for Power Plant Rules, Washington Examiner (March 31, 2015)

Another Voice: New York Must Upgrade its Energy Transmission System to Ensure Efficiency, Buffalo News (March 21, 2015)

February 2015 FERC Staff Infrastructure Report Released

Experts: EPA Clean Power Plan’s Legal Uncertainty May Have Lasting Impact, POWER (March 18, 2015)

US Senate Energy & Natural Resources Hearing: The State of Technological Innovation Related to the Electric Grid, senate.gov (March 17, 2015)

Moeller Calls for Infrastructure Siting Reforms, Platts (March 12, 2015)

US Government Provides Framework for 35 Percent Energy from Wind by 2050 [Read the Report]

Clean Line Energy’s Plains & Eastern Clean Line Featured on NPR (March 11, 2015)

Agenda for FERC's March 19 Meeting

New Transmission Line To Carry Wind Energy Not Met With Open Arms, NH Public Radio (March 11, 2015)

FERC Mulling Shape, Scope of Reliability Safety Valve for CO2 Rule, SNL (March 11, 2015)

Should Transmission Be Another Building Block for EPA's Climate Plan? E&E News (March 6, 2015)

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