No Transition Without Transmission

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In this episode of Energy 101, we discuss the complex world of energy regulations and grid infrastructure with Reilly from Arbo, a data scientist specializing in the Energy Regulatory space. Arbo’s work involves transforming data related to energy permits, key milestones, and cost mechanisms into actionable commercial intelligence.

This episode dives into:

  • The link between Arbo’s expertise in midstream infrastructure and their focus on electric transmission.
  • Evolution of roles at Arbo and how data has become a focal point.
  • An overview of the current state of the power grid.
  • The process of electricity generation and distribution to residential, commercial, and other spaces.
  • The key issues facing the grid, particularly in light of the energy transition.
  • The necessity for increased transmission between urban and rural areas.
  • Potential challenges such as increasing NIMBYism and political polarization.
  • Legislative measures aimed at addressing these issues, including recent talks about permitting reform.
  • The impact of resolving siting issues on project timelines, considering the lengthy waits in interconnection queues.

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