December 11, 2023

grid enhancing technologies (GETs)

Grid-enhancing Technologies Poised for Growth with Federal Funds
Grid-enhancing technologies have been piloted in many places, but with recent FERC orders and federal funding, they are poised to become much more common.
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FERC Updates Interconnection Queue Process with Order 2023
FERC approved Order 2023 at its regular meeting, requiring changes to its pro forma interconnection queue that are aimed at clearing up the backlog of more than 2,000 GW of resources.
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FERC-state Transmission Task Force Examines Barriers to GETs
Grid-enhancing technologies offer significant savings, but first a naturally conservative industry needs to get used to using the emerging technologies while maintaining reliability.
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Clements Discusses FERC’s Role in Grid Transition
Utility regulators should not view planning for the grid’s transition as a political act, FERC Commissioner Allison Clements told the EBA's annual meeting.
Grid-Enhancing Technologies Can Speed Up Queues, Experts Say
GETs can reduce the congestion preventing interconnection of renewables more quickly than building more transmission while saving customers money, experts say.
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Clements: States Should not Wait on FERC for Transmission Planning
Stakeholders at NASEO's Winter Policy Summit debated whether energy offices should act as hubs for bringing stakeholders together and fostering collaboration.
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Battle Lines Drawn on FERC Tx Planning NOPR
Commenters disagreed over FERC’s proposed transmission planning rules, sparring over its 20-year planning horizon and reinstatement of the federal ROFR.
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Overheard at Infocast Transmission & Interconnection Summit 2022
Frustration over the lack of transmission growth and interregional planning mixed with optimism over FERC’s recent rulemakings at the Transmission Summit.
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GETs: Long-term Solution or Niche Player?
Transmission planners see an increasing role for grid-enhancing technologies but disagree over whether they will be transformative or limited.
Unlocking the Queue with Grid-Enhancing Technologies, The Brattle Group
Counterflow: Transmission and Technology
In attempting to increase grid capacity and renewables, FERC's transmission NOPR is pushing the wrong set of technologies, contends columnist Steve Huntoon.

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