Transmission getting its due in American Jobs Plan
- Apr 2, 2021 5:30 pm GMTApr 2, 2021 5:29 pm GMT
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This week, the Biden Administration affirmed the importance of the grid, and high-voltage transmission specifically, as a leading opportunity to put people to work and meet our climate and clean energy goals. Transmission may be the purest form of “infrastructure” in a modern economy, it is the critical foundation of decarbonizing the power sector, and a clean power sector is the critical means of decarbonizing transportation and buildings. Studies of decarbonization show that national delivery capacity must double or triple to reach the decarbonization targets found in utility goals, state policies, and President Biden’s goal.