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Grid planners are urging the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to identify “renewable energy zones”, and increase transmission to those areas to allow the affordable energy to be delivered to other parts of the grid, reports¬†Utility Dive.¬†

“We should identify these areas early enough … to avoid missing out on opportunities in generation development and proactively identifying optimal transmission for customers to save money,” said Al Tamini, Sunflower Electric Power Corp. vice president of transmission planning, policy and compliance.

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