grid-enhancing technologies

An electric utilities employee perched on a helicopter installs a dynamic line rating sensor onto a transmission line

Federal, state regulators prod utilities to consider technology for grid upgrade

BY: - August 27, 2023

Of the many challenges confronting the nation’s aging, straining electric grid, the need for a lot of new transmission capacity is among the most pressing, experts and policymakers say. Earlier this year, the U.S. Department of Energy said the nation will need thousands of miles of new lines to better link regions to handle extreme […]