DC Transmission for Cutting CO2 Emissions

…DC Transmission for Cutting CO2 Emissions… The previous article ended with the comment, “There have been at least two proposals to rebuild the US grid using DC transmission so as to cut CO2 emissions. The most recent proposal was by Continue reading DC Transmission for Cutting CO2 Emissions

AC and DC Transmission Lines

…AC and DC Transmission Lines… After every hurricane, there is a hue and cry to put transmission lines underground. Some people merely want less cluttered views, especially in scenic areas. Interestingly, an AGW group, the Climate Institute, wants to convert Continue reading AC and DC Transmission Lines

Puerto Rico Devastation

…Puerto Rico Devastation… Puerto Rico and its citizens have just suffered a devastating blow from hurricane Maria. The utility system was hard hit, leaving most people without electricity. Unfortunately, some outsiders, both people and organizations, have jumped on Puerto Rico’s Continue reading Puerto Rico Devastation

Smart Grid Award

Power Magazine has announced it will give an annual award to the best smart grid project. This is welcome news, primarily because the criterion for the award removes the hype that is prevalent in the media. Here are the criteria Continue reading Smart Grid Award