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POWERGRID_INTERNATIONAL Volume 14 Issue 7
Reliance on the transmission grid to meet load deliverability requirements in population centers continues to grow.
Difficulties today surrounding financing, planning and gaining approval for new facilities are challenging utilities to re-evaluate the normal and post-contingency loading of existing transmission lines.
The third annual POWERGRID Europe convened in Cologne May 26-28, 2009. During the three days of sessions, exhibits and networking, one trend emerged: The smart grid dominates the industry mindset.
At the recent Edison Electric Institute’s annual conference and expo, I attended a session titled “Seizing Stimulus Opportunities,” hoping to learn how much stimulus money is available for energy projects, what companies must do to receive funding and when the funds will be available.
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