Docket No. RM21-17-000

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The technical conference will seek to examine in detail issues and potential reforms related to regional transmission planning as described in the July 15, 2021 Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking in this proceeding.[1]  Specifically, the technical conference will examine issues related to incorporating sufficiently long-term and comprehensive forecasts of future transmission needs during regional transmission planning processes, including considering the needs of anticipated future generation in identifying needed transmission facilities.  This may include: approaches to planning regional transmission facilities that identify transmission needs for anticipated future generation, e.g., use in regional transmission planning of future scenarios or geographic zones where future generation is anticipated to locate; factors shaping future transmission needs that are appropriate to consider as inputs into transmission planning studies; and evaluation criteria used by the transmission planning regions to identify and select the more efficient or cost-effective regional transmission facilities.

Individuals interested in participating as panelists should submit a self-nomination email by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on September 30, 2021, to  Each nomination should state the proposed panelist’s name, contact information, organizational affiliation, and what topics the proposed panelist would speak on.  


[1] Building for the Future Through Electric Regional Transmission Planning and Cost Allocation and Generator Interconnection, 176 FERC ¶ 61,024 (2021).

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