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ELPC's Learner discusses challenges to expanding transmission for renewable energy sources

This week, the Supreme Court declined to review the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's approval of a cost allocation system for new transmission lines for renewable sources in the Midwest. How will this move by the court influence the debate over cost allocation in Midwestern states? During today's OnPoint, Howard Learner, executive director of the Environmental Law and Policy Center, discusses challenges to modernizing the nation's transmission system and talks about Midwestern states' varied approaches to addressing distributed generation and net metering.