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The Coming Wave of Transmission Innovations: Transmission Lines

The Coming Wave of Transmission Innovations: Transmission Lines

This is the second in a series of articles on the coming wave of transmission-related innovations and its implications for the electricity sector. NEMA President & CEO Kevin J. Cosgriff Possibly the biggest advancement in transmission technology is the resurgence of direct current for high-voltage transmission. So-called HVDC transmission projects are gaining traction globally—not just as a way to transmit…

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Unlocking Transmission Line Capacity Using Dynamic Line Ratings

Unlocking Transmission Line Capacity Using Dynamic Line Ratings

A key part of the national electrical grid is the transmission of electricity over large distances from the point of its generation to the point of use.  This is becoming increasing important as renewable energy sources become a significant part of the generation mix.  The quantity of electricity that can be transported over a specific line is a function of…

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