President Donald Trump has issued memoranda to advance the controversial Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines and an Executive Order to expedite environmental review for priority infrastructure. Several oil and gas projects that were delayed or rejected during the previous administration will likely be revisited. Grid modernization and transmission expansion will support large-scale wind which is particularly dependent on transmission infrastructure to connect with load centers.
Stay on top with the Enerknol Week Ahead. Coming up next week, MISO releases the results of its highly anticipated annual capacity auction, FERC and regional grid operators mull distributed energy in wholesale markets, and Energy Secretary Perry testifies before Congress. All of this and more made possible by the EnerKnol Platform. We welcome your feedback at email@example.com.