Even with 300,000 miles of HV utility transmission lines spanning the US, there are few power firms not struggling with “gridlock,” Smart Wires Director of Product Management Frank Kreikebaum told us recently in an exclusive interview. In the last five years, his firm adopted and commercialized a power-flow-control technology that can help, Kreikebaum said.
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by Melissa C. Lott
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“If you look at the power grid now, it’s meshed, so power flows from one point to another, but there’s no way to control it. And now because of all this complexity coming to the grid, a device like ours is very, very useful to actually control and make the grid flexible.”
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