Florida Power & Light Co. is investing in major upgrades to nearly 100 main power lines and other infrastructure during 2014 to further strengthen its electric grid against severe weather, help communities recover more quickly following major storms and improve everyday reliability for its customers....More
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and the New York Independent System Operator, the nonprofit operator of the state’s transmission grid, are looking to implement a new capacity zone in May....More
A report recently released by the Electric Reliability Council of Texas identifies several transmission improvements planned for the next five years to address growing needs on the electric grid that serves most of Texas....More
The PJM Interconnection Board has approved $4.6 billion in additions and upgrades to the high-voltage electric transmission grid that serves 61 million people in 13 states and the District of Columbia....More
Since 2001, Edison Electric Institute (EEI) members’ year-over-year transmission investment has more than doubled from US$5.8 billion in 2001 to $14.1 billion in 2012. Looking ahead, the industry is moving forward to devote even more....More
With so many transformer manufacturers in the marketplace today, have transformers become just another commodity? Specs are always a consideration when shopping for a transformer, but there is another very important factor. Is your supplier experienced enough to design a transformer that will last 30 – 40 years? Learn more crucial questions to ask when you're shopping for a transformer to improve your transformer longevity. For more information on this topic, download the free white paper: How evolving design tools and specifications impact transformer longevity.
Servicing power equipment because the calendar says so is wasteful and inefficient. Read this white paper to learn how you can begin implementing a more effective condition-based approach to maintenance....More
This brief article describes how an innovative digital solution is enhancing the ability of protection relays in compensated distribution systems to perform their two most important tasks: earth-fault detection and directional determination....More