06 Sep '11, 1am

FERC's New Transmission Rule Helps Renewable Development, Hurts “Traditional ...: The Solar Energy Industries As...

FERC's New Transmission Rule Helps Renewable Development, Hurts “Traditional ...: The Solar Energy Industries As...

In what has been called the most significant act of reform in years for power distribution in the United States, FERC Order No. 1000 will help solar and wind projects overcome a significant hurdle that has held up the development of more than 25 GW of solar projects and an uncounted number of wind farms nationwide for lack of transmission. At the end of August, the final day for a rehearing of the controversial rule passed. Despite heated opposition from large non-renewable energy providers, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) ruling, initiated by pro-renewable FERC chief Jon Wellinghof, appointed by President Obama in 2009, is now law. Twenty-eight states and the District of Columbia have renewable energy standards calling for steady increases in electricity from renewables. But the absence of any requirement for equivalent amounts of transmission has created ...

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2011/09/05/fercs-new-transmissio...

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