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The Modern Grid Strategy: The Transmission Smart Grid Imperative

Aug. 31, 2009

U.S. Department of Energy, National EnergyTechnology Laboratory

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This report describes the transmission challenges faced in the modernization of the grid along with descriptions on the 5 key technology areas of Integrated Communications (IC), sensing and measurements, advanced control methods, advanced components and improved interfaces and decision support.

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