Power to the pylons

May 2004
Engineer (00137758);5/1/2004, Vol. 293 Issue 7651, p18
Reports on Zurich-based ABB's claim that grid operators had been offered insufficient incentives to invest in the infrastructure of their networks, contributing to the power cuts that have afflicted the U.S., Great Britain, Italy and others over the past few years. Release of a report that claimed stability of power supplies has been in the top of the generation industry's agenda; Highlights of a survey of utility companies by PWC which discovered that most of the respondents regard disruption to supplies as their biggest problem.


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