HTS: A Step Toward Tomorrow's Utility System

Pellegrino, P.J., "HTS: A Step Toward Tomorrow's Utility System," July 1, 2002, Public Utilities Fortnightly, 


Advanced transmission technologies could boost flows through existing corridors.

For more than a decade, investments by electric utilities in the transmission and distribution (T&D) network have been woefully inadequate. Capital spending on the grid over the last 10 years has equaled only 20 percent of the investment in new generation during the same period. This trend is in sharp contrast to the prior 50 years, when investment in the two sectors more or less tracked the other. Nor are the next 10 years likely to differ, unless there is a sense of urgency created that results in the capital investment needed to dramatically reverse this trend. [Read More]


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