In the recently announced ANOPR on transmission planning, cost allocation, and generator interconnection reform process, FERC is seeking comments on whether it should require transmission providers to consider grid enhancing technologies in generator interconnection studies to interconnect renewable projects. FERC is also seeking comments from transmission providers who have already implemented and have experience with these technologies. FERC is looking for comments on transmission planning, cost allocation, and generator interconnection processes since this could be one of the most important transmission planning orders from FERC since Order 2003. Renewable developers should note the focus of this FERC on speeding up renewable project interconnections because most regional grid operators have solar projects in the queue.FERC ANOPRAs a presenter at the recent PJM interconnection policy workshop put it, FERC Chair Glick and Commissioner Clements indicated their specific concerns with the current state of affairs in generator interconnections and transmission planning. Both FERC Commissioners are concerned that transmission planning is not integrated with generator interconnection planning, and planning focuses on meeting near-term needs. Without stating it specifically, FERC with this ANOPR has laid out the problem of lack of transmission build-out to interconnect renewable projects. Even if Commissioner Danly dissents in the final order issuance, FERC Commissioners would have a majority vote. Based on the NOPR on transmission line ratings, we know what the responses to FERC ANOPR on GETs topic would beFERC issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) on “Managing Transmission Line Ratings” on November 19, 2020. FERC gave all interested parties 60 days to respond. Key stakeholder comments filed in that NOPR proceeding include, 1. Previous FERC Chairman Norman Bay wrote in EDF Renewables comments that transmission congestion could limit a RE project output, and hence EDF supports transparent transmission line ratings. 2. When new generator interconnection projects are delayed

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