LaFleur: ‘Substantial’ buildout of transmission grid needed in light of increased renewables, electrification
Since it is difficult to build generation or transmission anywhere, especially in some of the regions with the most progressive goals, former FERC Commissioner and Chairman Cheryl LaFleur said that “we’ll need to better communicate to the public the tie between construction of new resources and climate goals.”
Corina Rivera-Linares, chief editor for TransmissionHub, has covered the U.S. power industry for the past 15 years. Before joining TransmissionHub, Corina covered renewable energy and environmental issues, as well as transmission, generation, regulation, legislation and ISO/RTO matters at SNL Financial. She has also covered such topics as health, politics, and education for weekly newspapers and national magazines. She can be reached at email@example.com.