Recorded on May 25, 2023
Interconnection is emerging as one of the biggest barriers to getting new advanced energy resources connected to the electric grid. Ballooning costs, extended timelines, and general lack of process efficiency are affecting project economics and even forcing advanced energy resources out of the queue before they begin construction.
On Thursday, May 25, 2023, Advanced Energy United discussed specific interconnection process deficiencies, their impacts, and potential fixes, with a panel of industry leaders.
Topics included: the status of interconnection queues across the U.S.; the viability of projects currently in the queue and entering queues; the impact of interconnection delays on state clean energy goals, reliability, and affordability; and the interconnection policy reforms which can secure a clean energy future.
- Hannah Muller, Clearway Energy Group
Head of Markets & Policy
- Greg Geller, Enel North America
Vice President, Head of Regulatory Affairs
- Abe Silverman, Clean Energy Transition Program, Columbia University
Director of the Non-Technical Barriers
Former General Counsel, New Jersey Board of Public Utilities
- Caitlin Marquis, Advanced Energy United
Managing Director, Wholesale Markets