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Can Europe expand power transmission in time?

Can Europe expand power transmission in time?

Over the last hundred years or so, Europe has built up a network of power transmission systems of which it can be proud. These systems generally perform so well that people across the continent take a reliable energy supply for granted. ...

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Can we increase power transmission capacity faster?

Can we increase power transmission capacity faster?

In my previous blog, I explained how best practices, quality assurance and testing can help in delivering essential power transmission expansion "first time right". But this may still not be fast enough. Expanding the grid in the "classical" way, by ...

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The second key aspect of hybrid grids: The mix of transmission and distribution (T&D)

The second key aspect of hybrid grids: The mix of transmission and distribution (T&D)

This is the third blog I've written in a on series hybrid grids. In my first blog, I defined hybrid grids and introduced their four key aspects: mix of generation, mix of transmission and distribution (T&D), mix of delivery and mix of control. Th ...

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What are ‘hybrid grids’, a brief primer

What are ‘hybrid grids’, a brief primer

This blog is the start of a series where I want to explain to you the widely used and often misunderstood term 'hybrid grids', what do people actually mean when talking about it? I will introduce the four key aspects that are associated with hybrid g ...

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Future transmission system – a story of three phases

Future transmission system – a story of three phases

A year ago I blogged about how a strong and flexible transmission (backbone) system can mitigate the double risk trend encountered in today's electricity delivery system. For the development of these flexible future transmission system assets we can ...

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Tackling over-voltages to enhance reliability in electric power systems

Over-voltages are commonly observed in electric power systems. Most over-voltages typically occur due to changes on the power system. These changes may be deliberate--for e.g., switching of equipment such as transmission lines, loads, reactors and ca ...

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Guest blog: Rana Mukerji, Senior Vice President, NYISO

Guest blog: Rana Mukerji, Senior Vice President, NYISO

This is the fourth and final post in a series of guest blogs featuring interviews with global energy experts from DNV GL's 2015 survey report: Beyond Integration: Three dynamics reshaping renewables and the grid. Today's featured expert is Rana Muker ...

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UK’s RIIO and playing by the rules

This author no longer works for DNV GL. What does the stock market think of UK electricity utilities--and specifically Distribution Network Operators (DNOs)--right now? You could do worse than asking Neil Woodford, who is arguably Britain's bes ...

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Are US utilities ready for the deployment of energy storage?

Are US utilities ready for the deployment of energy storage?

Are utilities convinced that energy storage is an effective solution for a specific real problem or a specific opportunity in the energy market? I recently revisited the Distributed Energy Storage Roadmap Survey DNV GL conducted on behalf of The N ...

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Global initiative on risk management reveals the top 10 risks in the Power Sector

Global initiative on risk management reveals the top 10 risks in the Power Sector

DNV GL annually invests 5% of its revenue in research and development. This year, among several projects, we have conducted a research project on global risk management in the power sector--combining world-wide risk management expertise from our lega ...

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