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.

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Press Release

USEA welcomes Indian Prime Minister Modi, sees strong collaboration on energy 

Washington, DC—On June 26, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet with U.S. President Donald Trump, administration officials, industry and business leaders. 
USEA Executive Director, Barry Worthington, looks forward to a productive visit that promises strong cooperation between the U.S. and India on energy development, infrastructure expansion, resource management and other issues.
May 1, 2017
Annual Reports
USEA in the News
Executive Director Statements
From the Executive Director's Desk
Press Release

Washington, DC— On Thursday, President Trump announced that his administration would renegotiate U.S. obligations under the Paris Agreement.
In a statement, USEA Executive Director, Barry Worthington, said:

“USEA supports a clean energy economy, and we work to advance clean energy technologies, such as carbon capture and sequestration, which can reduce carbon emissions and meet global climate goals.

May 19, 2017
Program Publications

Tanzanian, Rwandan, and Ugandan representatives discuss contract negotiations and project management in a week-long training in Arusha, Tanzania

May 15, 2017
Program Publications

Delegates from The Tanzania Electric Supply Company Ltd, Energy And Water Utilities Regulatory Authority, and the State Mining Corporation participate in an executive exchange to Brazil to meet with stakeholders to discuss reverse power auctions.

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.


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

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.