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POWERGRID_INTERNATIONAL Volume 13 Issue 4
It’s been almost five years since the 2003 blackout in New York and connected regions; it’s been little more than five weeks since one rolled through parts of Florida.
Successful line clearance programs rely on more than trimming branches away from electric wires or removing trees that may damage equipment during a storm.
The old adage “work smarter, not harder” has become a suitable mantra for utility system planners as the gap between electric supply and peak demand continues to grow.
To meet future power demand and provide quality, reliable electricity to American homes and businesses, policymakers and state regulators need to change the way electric utilities do business, Kurt Yeager, executive director of the Galvin Electricity Initiative, said recently.