There is little agreement on how exactly today’s power grid will change in the next 10 to 20 years, which is understandable. When considering all the forces affecting the grid and all the technologies available, there are many combinations to choose from and directions to go. Interestingly, one topic keeps coming to the top of the forums: More capacity is needed because the high-voltage alternating-current (HVAC) transmission grid is heavily loaded. Linked to this is the fact an extreme
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Manage and Control the Mega Grid
Building the mega grid will be challenging, but managing and controlling it may be the biggest challenge.