Transmission

Electricity transmission is the bulk movement of electrical energy from generators, including power plants, to electrical substations for voltage conversion.  Transmission is the link between generation and distribution.  Find out more about USEA's work with our members and partners here.

Feb 28, 2017
Washington, DC

Distributed Energy Resources (DERs), which include solar, storage, energy efficiency, demand response, and CHP technologies, are disrupting the way electricity has traditionally been generated, transmitted and distributed for the last 100 plus years.  Continuing technological innovation and cost declines, together with customer demand, regulatory initiatives, and increasingly sophisticated third party participants, are causing utilities and their regulators to fundamentally rethink traditional business models and regulatory and rate structures.  However, how things may change, the rate of c

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Jan 17, 2017
USAID Reports
Program Publications

Executives from Tanzania’s natural gas sector took part in a five-day executive exchange. During the exchange, conducted by the U.S. Energy Association (USEA) as part of the U.S.- Tanzania Utility Partnership, the 4-member Tanzanian delegation met with U.S. energy companies and government agencies, including the U.S. Department of Energy, the Federal Energy Regulatory Committee, and a visit to Cheniere’s Sabine Pass LNG Terminal.

USEA in the News

"Big data — extremely large data sets commonly analyzed by computer to reveal patterns, trends and associations — is making it possible for utilities to use more and more renewables on the grid, not only in the industrial world, but also in developing countries. That could be a game changer for global efforts to reduce emissions in both the industrial and the developing world."

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From the Executive Director's Desk

USEA's Executive Director, Barry Worthington, discusses the state of the energy industry in 2016, and looking forward to 2017, expectations for the future of the industry

Women in Energy

The Women in Energy series is a joint project between USEA and USAID that was developed out of USEA’s Engendering Utilities Partnership, a program funded by USAID to improve gender policies and gender outcomes at their respective organizations.

 

May 12, 2016
Washington, DC

Utilities across the world are in the process of modernizing their assets, including significant investment in smart grid infrastructure. This includes smart metering, or advanced metering infrastructure (AMI), distribution automation and other advancements in transmission and distribution infrastructure that leverage two-way communications and sensors. To-date, the majority of smart grid deployments have taken place in North America and Western Europe. However, over the course of the next decade, investment is shifting to emerging market countries.

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