Roseman, Elliot
September 2005
Electric Perspectives;Sep/Oct2005, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p69
The article discusses factors to consider by electric utilities in the transmission process in the U.S. ICF projected that between 2005 and 2030, the country needs to add more than $50 billion in transmission assets. Among issues that challenge the industry include the role of regional transmission organizations and lack of sufficient incentives for investment. Suggested investment models to use include utility planning, stand-alone transmission companies and merchant transmission. INSET: GIVING TRANSMISSION INVESTMENT A BOOST.


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