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 was TransmissionHub’s chief editor until August 2021, as well as part of the team that established TransmissionHub in 2011. Before joining TransmissionHub, Corina covered renewable energy and environmental issues, as well as transmission, generation, regulation, legislation and ISO/RTO matters at SNL Financial from 2005 to 2011. She has also covered such topics as health, politics, and education for weekly newspapers and national magazines.