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A Clean, Reliable, Equitable Electric Grid

The Midwest has untapped wind, solar, and energy storage waiting to come online. By reforming outdated rules and making upgrades to the electric grid, we can unleash the power of renewable energy across the U.S.

Several rows of solar panels in a field beneath blue skies
(Photo credit: American Public Power Association / Unsplash)

In the Midwest alone, removing current barriers could accelerate integration of over 140 gigawatts of untapped wind, solar, and energy storage, waiting to come online. In partnership with local grassroots allies and experts, UCS will push for reform of outdated rules and promote upgrades to the electric grid that unleash the power of renewable energy across the U.S.

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