Fortnightly Magazine - April 2021

Up the Capacity of an HVAC Line

Consider Converting to HVDC, Part 3

“We describe several ways the capacity of an existing high voltage AC transmission line can be increased and show that sometimes the most cost-effective strategy is to convert the line to high voltage DC.”

CERAWeek by IHS Markit

Memorable and Meaningful Moments

“If you’re going to operate within a single market like Texas, with very limited access to the Eastern Interconnect, then you really have to think about what those reserve margins should be.”

Indiana Senate's Lessons on Texas

Memorable and Meaningful Moments

“ERCOT actually didn’t drop the ball, believe it or not. In order to maintain grid stability, they needed to do these outages to prevent a cascading situation where we would have weeks before they were coming online.”