Grid Assurance, innovative industry-driven response
Enterprise Management: Taking a wider view of asset management.
Diversifying Utility Regulation: State regulators voice opinions as mixed as the nation’s geography.
As part of a regional upgrade to the transmission grid in southeastern Ohio and West Virginia, AEP Ohio, a unit of American Electric Power, and the AEP Ohio Transmission Company plan to replace the existing wire on a 345-kV transmission line that runs from Waterford, Ohio, to New Haven, West Virginia. All of the work will take place within existing transmission line right of way, and more than 90 percent of it will be done on existing towers.
Protecting substations and transformers after the PG&E Metcalf attack.
A more dynamic approach to grid modernization.