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Dynamic Line Rating Systems for Transmission Lines

March 2014
U.S. Department of Energy
transmission, DLR, dynamic line rating, dynamic capability rating, real-time rating, thermal rating, rating, dynamic capability rating system, transmission line monitoring system, congestion, transmission constraint, EPRI, Nexans, nypa, Oncor, Smart Grid Demonstration Program

Through the U.S. Department of Energy's Smart Grid Demonstration Program (SGDP), the New York Power Authority (NYPA) and Oncor Electric Delivery Company (Oncor) demonstrated dynamic line rating (DLR) technologies to increase the efficient use of the existing transmission network, mitigate transmission congestion, and develop best practices for applying DLR systems.