Transmission Reliability

Ensuring reliability and resilience of the electric power grid in a changing generation landscape.


The Ameren Illinois Roxford substation. The infrastructure project included substation upgrades and new transmission structures. Photo by Ameren.


Overhead Transmission

FirstEnergy’s American Transmission Systems Upgrades Two 138 kV Power Lines

April 3, 2024
The project is anticipated to boost the regional transmission system and improve service reliability for nearly 5,000 customers of FirstEnergy’s The Illuminating Company.
Photo by Elering.
Transmission Reliability

EstLink 2 Subsea Transmission Repair Faces Problems Due to Fault Location

March 18, 2024
There are signs of mechanical damage in the transition joint of the submarine and land cable
Photo 111325277 © Robert Philip |
Transmission Reliability

DOE Office to Look into AI Grid Security, Clean Energy Use Cases

March 13, 2024
The DOE’s Office of Critical and Emerging Technologies wants to collect comments and write a public report on how artificial intelligence might help deliver cleaner, more secure...
Photo 110487393 © Jerry Coli |
Transmission Reliability

EEI, U.S. Air Force to Plan Electricity Resilience Jointly

March 12, 2024
The MOU between the two organizations will explore best practices for joint energy resilience planning between DAF installations and EEI member companies
Photo by FPL.
Transmission Reliability

Florida Power & Light Makes Reliability Improvements

March 8, 2024
Florida Power & Light Co. had its best-ever year for electric service reliability in 2023.
Photo 140225546 © Michael Turner |
Transmission Reliability

National Assembly Of South Africa Passes Electricity Regulation Amendment Bill

March 20, 2024
The bill is meant to 'radically transform the structure of the electricity sector and have a positive impact on future generations.'
Photo 204500862 © Ramon Cliff |
Smart Utility

Alberta Declares Electricity Statutes Amendment Act Beginning March 6

March 18, 2024
The legislation will help Alberta support affordability, encourage investment and build grid capacity.
Photo 99317783 © Shanshan533 |
Smart Utility

Eversource Completes $190 Million Eastern Connecticut Reliability Program

March 18, 2024
The upgrades included installation of a clean air circuit-breaker at Eversource’s substation in Preston and a synchronous condenser at a North Stonington substation
Photo 31862203 © Lee Avison |
Distributed Energy Resources

UK Researchers Study Making Wind Turbines a More Stable Power Grid Resource

March 15, 2024
The new control systems can be easily integrated into existing variable speed wind turbine systems and are expected to improve power system frequency control and suppress and ...