New proposal to cut cost of constraints

May 2009
Utility Week;5/29/2009, p6
Trade Publication
The article reports that the Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem) in Great Britain is consulting on proposals known as CAP 70 to reduce cost of constraint in electric transmission. The proposals were recommended by network operator National Grid Electricity Transmission (NGET) in response to concerns about the rising cost incurred because the transmission lines available to transmit power in some areas such as Scotland and England, are undersized. The operator recommended the use of automated tripping on the constrained lines.


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