The widespread adoption of clean energy goals by many U.S. states and businesses is underway, spurred by accelerating commitments to combat climate change and the growing cost-competitiveness of renewable resources. In January 2021, the Biden administration adopted ambitious decarbonization plans that aim to reach 100 percent clean electricity by 2035 and net-zero emissions across the economy by 2050. Reaching these goals efficiently will require a doubling or tripling of the size and scale of the nation’s transmission system.

The Energy Systems Integration Group’s (ESIG) latest report offers this analysis on the critical role of transmission planning and construction in enabling grid transformation and achieving decarbonization goals.

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