In the news today…
- Utility Dive reports that regional and interregional transmission links could help cut electricity costs but aren’t being properly valued by grid operators, according to a recent study.
- Utility Dive reports that Federal regulators and the North American Electric Reliability Corporation call on an energy standards board to help the natural gas and electric sectors coordinate to boost integration and reliability.
- Washington Examiner reports Senate Republicans are posing a “test” to their Democratic colleagues to gauge where they fall on reforming federal permitting processes for infrastructure projects, one of Sen. Joe Manchin’s conditions for supporting the new reconciliation deal.
- E&E Daily reports a group of Republicans held a press conference yesterday casting doubt on the Democrats’ deal to pass permitting reform legislation next month after the budget reconciliation bill becomes law.