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BUILDING A BETTER GRID



As the White House begins to implement its clean energy and climate agenda, including implementation of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJAA), the Department of Energy (DOE) announced an initiative entitled “Building a Better Grid.” The DOE states that the initiative is intended to “catalyze nationwide development of new and upgraded high-capacity transmission lines” for purposes of enhancing resilience, providing access to clean energy, and reaching climate goals. The initiative includes various new programs included in the IIJA focused on transmission development, planning, funding and siting. The ITC team is evaluating the initiative for opportunities to support the greater grid.

NEW FEDERAL PROGRAM SUPPORTS EV CHARGING IN ITC FOOTPRINTS



As the White House begins to implement its clean energy and climate agenda, including implementation of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJAA), the Department of Energy (DOE) announced an initiative entitled “Building a Better Grid.” The DOE states that the initiative is intended to “catalyze nationwide development of new and upgraded high-capacity transmission lines” for purposes of enhancing resilience, providing access to clean energy, and reaching climate goals. The initiative includes various new programs included in the IIJA focused on transmission development, planning, funding and siting. The ITC team is evaluating the initiative for opportunities to support the greater grid.

PODCASTS AND WEBINARS

CRAIN’S CONTENT STUDIO



Webcast: Why the Energy Landscape is Critical for Michigan’s Economic Growth

Simon Whitelocke, president of ITC Michigan, joined Josh Hundt, chief business development officer and executive vice president with the Michigan Economic Development Corp. (MEDC); Maureen Krauss, president and CEO of the Detroit Regional Partnership (DRP); and Brian Rich, senior vice president of customer experience and technology and chief customer officer at Consumers Energy, to discuss Michigan’s robust goals surrounding renewable energy: becoming carbon neutral over the next 20 to 30 years and becoming a leader in electric vehicle production.
Click HERE to view the webcast.

Webcast: How Michigan is preparing to meet the demands of an electrified society

The State of Michigan is on the forefront of the growing demand for EVs and electrification of our industrial processes, appliances and more. But, you might be wondering, what steps are needed to move us toward a more electrified Michigan, and what are the benefits? Organizations like ITC, along with utility companies like DTE, and experts in the mobility and automotive sectors, are collaborating to make electrification possible across the state. 
Click HERE to view the webcast.

ITC ENERGY REPORT


Is Michigan Ready for Renewable Energy?

Simon Whitelocke, president of ITC Michigan, recently spoke with MI Tech News on the future of renewable energy in Michigan. Click HERE for the full interview.

How ITC Michigan is Energizing Michigan’s Economy

Simon Whitelocke, ITC Michigan president, returns to talk about how electricity transmission company is energizing Michigan’s economy. Mr. Whitelocke continues his conversation from earlier reports about how electric infrastructure impacts economic growth. Click HERE for the full interview.

Why Electric Transmission is Important to Michigan’s Economic Growth

Nora Balgoyen, senior area manager for ITC and newly-elected board member of Michigan Economic Developers Association (MEDA), spoke with MITechNews about how transmission investment can be a catalyst for economic growth in our state. Click HERE for the full interview.

Grid Reliability

Vinit Gupta, ITC-Holdings Vice President for Operations, explains how the high voltage transmission company that transmits electrical power to last-mile providers DTE and Consumers Energy, makes sure those lines remain secure even during bad weather. Click HERE for the full interview.

Electric Vehicles and Michigan’s Future

Kwafo Adarkwa, Director of Public Affairs for ITC Holdings Corp, talks about how the electricity transmission company is helping Michigan usher in its electric vehicle future. Click HERE for the full interview.





ITC Wins Award from Wildlife Conservation Council

Gary Kirsh, Area Manager for ITC, to explain ITC’s commitment to the environment and its recent award from the Wildlife Conservation Council recognizing ITC’s efforts. Click HERE for the interview. 

ITC Discusses Cyber Security In October

Matt Kurpinski, VP, Information Technology and Chief Information Officer for ITC, joined the conversation during October’s Cyber Security Awareness Month

Matt discussed why Cyber Security is so important to ITC and what businesses can do to become more Cyber Smart. Click HERE for the interview.