December 3, 2023


Invenergy Transmission
Grain Belt Express HVDC Line Clears Final State Approval
Invenergy Transmission’s $7 billion, 800-mile Grain Belt Express HVDC line has secured the last of its state approvals with Missouri agreeing to the line’s expanded design.
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Community Engagement Key to Moving Transmission Projects Ahead

Transmission developers discussed the obstacles to getting their projects permitted and built, but also focused on successes, with a strong focus on community and stakeholder engagement.

NJ’s 3rd OSW Solicitation Attracts 4 Bidders
New Jersey’s third offshore wind solicitation drew proposals from four developers, including two that would put turbines much farther out to sea than earlier projects.
FERC Briefs: Orders Addressing Arguments Raised on Rehearing
A summary of FERC orders explaining why it denied rehearing request, which are automatically deemed denied unless the commission acts within 30 days.
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Overheard at the Energy Bar Association’s Annual Meeting
Much of the focus at the EBA’s conference was on matching electric demand with carbon-free power and building interregional transmission to improve resiliency.
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Overheard at the 2023 New York Energy Summit
Last week’s New York Energy Summit yielded a bumper crop of opinions, updates and words of wisdom from the more than 60 panelists.
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.
Niskanen Center
Stakeholder Soapbox: Transmission Keeps the Lights On
FERC must act to strengthen interregional transmission ties to improve reliability, says former Arkansas PSC Chair Ted Thomas.
NYSERDA: 3rd OSW Solicitation Breaks Record
New York said its latest offshore wind solicitation drew more than 100 proposals from six developers for eight new projects — a record level of response.
JH Kelly
Invenergy Files Suit Against Wash. Cap-and-trade Program
The owner of Washington’s only non-utility gas-fired plant filed a suit over what it claims is discriminatory treatment in the state’s cap-and-trade program.

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