Spurred on by significant investments power providers have made in grid modernization efforts, consumers are reaping the economic, environmental, and reliability benefits of a smarter electrical grid....More
In 2009, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) received $4.5 billion from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) to support the demonstration and deployment of smart grid technologies across the nation....More
The 800 kV North-East Agra UHVDC (ultrahigh-voltage direct current) link will have a record 8,000 MW converter capacity, transmitting clean hydroelectric power, equivalent to the generation of 8 large power plants, from India's northeast region to the city of Agra, a distance of 1,728 km. The North-East Agra project is ABB’s fifth HVDC transmission link in India.
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