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
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