Grappling With the Grid: Expanding Electricity Transmission Brings Benefits, Encounters Barriers

March 13, 2024


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According to Catherine Hausman, professor of public policy and expert on environmental and energy economics, improving the U.S. electricity grid will require some serious soul-searching by those who control the grid. Expanding transmission could lower costs, boost reliability, and help tackle climate change, but not if power plant companies protecting their revenues have something to say about it. Read Hausman’s take on the topic in this article from the Ford School.

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