Issue Brief: China’s Emerging Network of Electricity Superhighways

In recent months, ACEG has received a number of questions about China’s efforts to expand their transmission infrastructure. This issue brief authored by Lou Schwartz, a lawyer and China specialist, provides an overview of China’s grid expansion buildout and is intended to be a helpful resource for anyone interested in Chinese transmission infrastructure development. Download the

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Interconnections Seam Study

The Interconnections Seam Study, released at the TransGrid-X 2030 Symposium at Iowa State University in July 2018, addresses the benefits and costs of expanding electric transmission between the Eastern and Western U.S. power grids. The study analyzed three scenarios of expanding transmission between the two regions, thus making the grid more national and flexible in nature.

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Transmission Technology Series

Survey of Emerging Transmission Technologies Written By: Usman M. Chaudhry Table of Contents Introduction High Voltage Direct Current Transmission Dynamic Line Ratings Synchrophasors High Temperature, Low Sag Conductors Integrated Volt-VAR Regulation/Optimization Grid-Scale Energy Storage Smart Solar Inverters Introduction On August 14, 2003, the United States experienced the worst electrical blackout in its history. About 50 million people

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