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POWERGRID_INTERNATIONAL Volume 12 Issue 11
In electric distribution operations, many practices and procedures have withstood the test of time simply because they are in line with industry best practices and have proved to be the best approach to solve today’s problems with existing technology.
DistribuTECH 2008 is just around the corner. The main conference and exhibition takes place Jan. 22-24, 2008, in Tampa, Fla., and features more than 50 conferences sessions in 13 different tracks.
American Electric Power’s (AEP) $306 million Wyoming-Jacksons Ferry 765-kilovolt (kV) transmission project was the largest electric transmission infrastructure project under way when it was dedicated last year.
Extra high voltage transmission and sub-transmission backbones provide for multiple power flow paths to increase availability of power supply and to facilitate work on the primary equipment while maintaining service.
U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Assistant Secretary for Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability Kevin M. Kolevar announced the Department’s designation of two National Interest Electric Transmission Corridors (National Corridors) in October: the Mid-Atlantic Area National Interest Electric Transmission Corridor and the Southwest Area National Interest Electric Transmission Corridor.
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