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POWERGRID_INTERNATIONAL Volume 14 Issue 1
In North America, electric utilities have long managed their distribution networks using various applications with distinctly different spheres of responsibility.
In 2006, the State of Maryland adopted legislation for the reduction of energy consumption throughout state buildings—the State Buildings Energy Efficiency and Conservation Act—geared to reduce energy consumption by 5 percent in 2009 and 10 percent by 2010 (see sidebar).
If someone teleported from the 1950s to today, the technological changes would astound them.
Vermont Electric Power Company (VELCO), the nation’s first ever transmission-only company, imports and transmits power to Vermont’s 20 electric-distribution utility companies.
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