Electric Transmission

Article
February 1, 2010

We have been told the technologies of the intelligent grid are going to change the way we work and do business. It is going to transform the electro-mechanical power system of the last millennium into a 21st century digitally integrated power network. That is a pretty tall order when you think about it. (go to article  in T&D World)

Article
February 1, 2010

GIL is installed to provide grid system expansion near the Frankfurt Airport, resulting in lower losses than that of cables or overhead lines. (go to article in T&D World)

Article
January 1, 2010

Resistance measurements enable Avista to detect and remove failing splices. (go to article in T&D World)

Article
January 1, 2010

With a bridge scheduled for demolition, KCP&L faces the challenge of relocating the attached electric circuits. (go to article in T&D World)

Article
January 1, 2010

Georgia Transmission Corp.'s new Delta Cat tower reduces right-of-way footprint and facilitates helicopter maintenance. (go to articel in T&D World)

Article
January 1, 2010

Power utilities and conservationists may appear to be on opposite sides of the fence when it comes to preserving the natural environment, but John Goodfellow is striving to change this perception. (go to article in T&D World)

Article
January 1, 2010

A comprehensive and well-written overview of the complex issues that have stopped the nation from jumping big-time into renewable generation. How do you use energy from remote wind and solar farms without building expensive transmission lines across ecologically sensitive land?  (go to article in EC&M)

Article
December 1, 2009

Tianjin distribution system growth pushes planners to increase voltage and substation capacity. (go to article in T&D World)

Article
June 25, 2009
It seems like each technology advancement has led to concerns about potential harm to health and/or the environment as a whole. Electromagnetic energy from cell phone usage could lead to brain damage. Fluorescent light flicker might trigger seizures. Reflectors in solar-thermal power plants might fry flocks of birds, that is if they make it through the hazards of nearby wind farms.